Daily Archives: February 26, 2018

Oklahoma City: Councilman Proposes to Privatize Entire City School District

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is how you can spot a corporate education reformer: They don’t like democracy. They don’t like elected school boards. They think the private sector knows best. In Oklahoma City, a member of…

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Parents Across America: A Detailed Critique of the Dangers of Screen Time for Young Children

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Parents Across America (an independent group of parent activists that is critical of the commercialization and corporate takeover of education) has created a valuable resource about the effects of screen time on…

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San Diego: Teachers Do Not Want to Be Armed

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? A local TV station in San Diego tried to find a teacher who approves of Trump’s idea to arm teachers if they are good with guns. The station couldn’t find even one. …

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Vox: Fact-Checking Trump’s Claim that 10-20% of America’s Teachers Are “Very Gun Adept”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Vox decided to fact-check Trump’s claim that 10-20% of America’s teachers are “very gun adept.” I responded that he just “made it up.” Vox did some digging and found that a program…

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