Daily Archives: February 1, 2018

Bill Phillis: Ohio Wasted $10 Billion on Charters

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bill Phillis of the Ohio Coalition for Equity and Adequacy reports that public schools are welcoming back students who enrolled in the failed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT). He writes: “Trumbull County school…

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Tennessee: State Plans to Mandate Better Results

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Reader Joan Grim reports on Tennessee’s plans to improve outcomes by mandating better outcomes. Forgive a certain lack of tolerance for stupidity, but this is one of the dumbest programs I have heard…

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David Sciarra’s Prescription for Curing Chris Christie’s Education Malaise in New Jersey

Originally posted on janresseger:
A lot of us worry about how far backward our society is falling in its commitment to public responsibility. It seems overwhelming to try to imagine how states and the federal government can crawl out from…

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Tennessee ‘Cusp List’ 2017: 5 of 6 Of Original ASD Schools Still In Bottom 5%

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Six years ago, fueled by Tennessee’s Race To The Top money, the Tennessee Achievement School District (ASD) was launched.  Its original mission was: They promised to accomplish this feat in five years time. …

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