Daily Archives: November 15, 2017

THE D.C. ‘SCHOOL REFORM’ FIASCO: A COMPLETE HISTORY

Originally posted on The Merrow Report:
(Civil Rights lawyer and education activist Mary Levy and I recently wrote an article for The Washington Monthly about 10-year regime of Michelle Rhee and Kaya Henderson, and I also blogged about the cheating…

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John Merrow and Mary Levy: The D.C. “School Reform” Fiasco: A Complete History

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I intended to make this the only post of the day, but late last night I learned of the lawsuit in Florida challenging the disastrous HB 7069, a gift to charter operators. So…

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Florida: Lawsuit Challenges Constitutionality of Disastrous HB 7069

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Nine school boards have filed suit in Florida Supreme Court, asking the court to block HB 1069, passed by the legislature in May. The law is a giveaway to charter schools and covers…

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Where Did All The Integrated Schools Go? Why Segregation is Still Bad

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
  School segregation is bad. ? Still. ? It is shocking to me that in 2017 making this argument remains necessary. ? But everywhere you look in the education debate you’ll find people clinging to their…

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USDOE Pays Shallow Ed Reform Orgs to Address NOLA Teacher Retention Issues

Originally posted on deutsch29:
It seems that the US Department of Education (USDOE) is sending $13 million to New Orleans so that two local, private universities and four ed-reform nonprofits can drum up a “diverse” teacher workforce for the almost-all-charter,…

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