Daily Archives: November 8, 2017

Mike Klonsky: What Do Betsy DeVos, Erik Prince, Mike Flynn, and Fethullah Gulen Have in Common

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mike Klonsky answers the question in this post. One of the stories reported in the media is that the Erdogan regime in Turkey offered to pay millions of dollars to Mike Flynn if…

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D.C. Superintendent Antwan Wilson Overspent Budget for Administration in Oakland by 100%

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
When Kaya Henderson stepped down as chancellor of the District of Columbia school system, she was replaced by Antwan Wilson, superintendent of schools in Oakland, California. Wilson came to Oakland in 2014 from…

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Ohio: ECOT Enrollment Drops, Overall Charter Enrollment Falls for Fourth Year in a Row

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Stephen Dyer writes that enrollments in the online for-profit Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow have dropped. The enrollments in Ohio’s charter sector have fallen for the fourth year in a row. Maybe the public…

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Ten People That Would be a Better Lt. Governor Than Dan Patrick

After reading this article ” Dan Patrick to Texas schools: Starve. about Lt. Dan and his ideas about Texas schools, it got me to think about who would make a better Lt. Governor than him. These are in no particular … Continue reading

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Texas: Advice to Public Schools from State’s Most Powerful Elected Official: STARVE!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In Texas, the Lt. Governor is considered the state’s most powerful elected official. That man is Dan Patrick, a flamboyant former talk show host who hates public schools. Patrick recently spoke in Houston.…

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