Daily Archives: January 9, 2018

Louisiana: Teacher Arrested, Handcuffed for Speaking Out Against Renewal of Superintendent Contract

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Apparently there are places in the U.S. that never heard of the First Amendment and its guarantee of freedom of speech. Vermillion Parish in Louisiana is one of them. A teacher was…

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Two Indiana Senate Bills Propose Tightening Regulation of Charters

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? The lack of accountability and transparency, as well as the ineffectiveness, of many charter schools is awakening politicians, even in choice-obsessed Indiana. Fraud is an ongoing problem in the absence of public…

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Betsy DeVos: The First of Her Two Top Accomplishments This Year

Originally posted on janresseger:
Bill Phillis, executive director of the Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy of School Funding, has been circulating a New Year’s resolution and asking people endorse it and send it on to their legislators and anyone…

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NCLB: Some Notable, “Left Behind” USDOE Archives

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
On January 08, 2002, No Child Left Behind (NCLB) was signed into law. It marked a stark beginning of punitive test-centrism in the American public school classroom. I have been reading archived…

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