Daily Archives: October 25, 2017

To Sit or To Stand, That is the question? Update

On October 11, 2017, I published an article To Sit or To Stand, That is the question? It seems that in the future we will have an answer to that question. A Klein Oak high school student and her parents have … Continue reading

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Karen Wolfe: Why Did DeVos Give Millions to Low-Performing Rocketship Charters?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Karen Wolfe is baffled: why did Betsy DeVos just give $12.5 million to Rocketship charter chain, which has a dismal record? Rocketship puts poor kids in front of computers and employs teacher aides…

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Dark Money in Education: Stand for Children Edition

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Maurice Cunningham, professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, is an expert on the infusion of Dark Money into education. He wrote several articles about the millions of dollars that poured…

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Study: New SAT Is Biased Against Females– and College Board Is Not Addressing the Issue

Originally posted on deutsch29:
The piece featured below is an important one given our nation’s over-sized, under-questioned reliance on standardized testing as The neutral, unbiased means of tagging student potential and worth. At the forefront of the testing game are the…

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Deep in the Heart of Whiteness

Originally posted on Daniel Katz, Ph.D.:
In 1993, I took my Bachelors Degree, my Masters Degree, and my teaching coursework, stepped on to an airplane and left for Honolulu, Hawai’i to begin a one year teaching internship.  I was…

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