Daily Archives: March 27, 2018

National Education Policy Center Is Leaving Facebook

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I deactivated my two Facebook accounts last week. I am not alone. This happened today: Key Takeaway: Facebook’s benefits are overwhelmed by problems inherent in its business model, its failure to safeguard personal…

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Alt-Right Attacks MSD Student Emma Gonzalez

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? The Washington Post reports that the Alt-Right conspiracy theorists have created fake portraits and videos to attack student leader Emma Gonzalez. The most infamous is a doctored video allegedly showing her tearing…

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In Appropriations Bill, Congress Impedes Betsy DeVos’s Plans

Originally posted on janresseger:
There are reasons to worry that the Trump administration is leading our government in the wrong direction—reasons to worry, for example, about a bellicose foreign policy, the destruction of the environment, insufficient health care for the…

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Wall Street Journal Fails To Answer Or Ask Many Questions About Success Academy

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Success Academy is the highest profile charter network in New York.  The currently serve over 10,000 students in 40 schools.  They are known for their high test scores and their brazen founder, Eva…

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Testing Corporations Rake in Cash while Teachers Sell Plasma to Survive

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? If you want to get rich in education, don’t become a teacher. ? Open a charter school or take a job at a testing corporation. ? Sure, charter schools are elaborate scams to make money…

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