Daily Archives: October 27, 2017

Education Law Center Wins Court Ruling on School Funding in New York

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
New York has had a long running court battle over equitable funding. The plaintiffs seeking additional funding have won in court, but the legislature and the Governor have ignored the rulings and owe…

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This Is Your Brain on Art!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
As this article explains, there is a new kind of neuroscience that examines how the experience of art affects your brain. https://apple.news/ApKmwwmY7TRiq_MqhOMSkdw It’s all good. “There is something about being in a group…

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No Degree of Separation Between DeVos, Cunningham, Duncan, and Jeb

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Education Post announced a competition for videos celebrating the glories of school choice. There will be prizes of $15,000 each to the lucky winners. Education Post is funded by Eli Broad, the Walton…

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Martin Levine in NonProfit Quarterly: Did the Gates Foundation Learn Any Lessons from Its Serial Failures?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Martin Levine keeps an eye on education philanthropy on behalf of the online journal Nonprofit Quarterly. In this post, he recapitulates the speculation about the latest Gates’ initiative. At least one observer thinks…

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Phil Cullen: New Zealand Leads the World!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Phil Cullen of Australia is a zealous critic of his nation’s national testing and accountability regime. He wrote about this important news from New Zealand, whose new government has decided to abandon the…

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Nikole Hannah-Jones: Two Philosophies of American Education (And One Isn’t Pretty)

Originally posted on deutsch29:
I had the pleasure of hearing investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones’ keynote at the Fourth Annual Network for Public education (NPE) Convention (Oakland, CA). Hannah-Jones, who published an amazing piece in the New York Times in June…

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