Daily Archives: August 8, 2018

Missouri: Voters Reject “Right-to-Work” (for Less) Law, Overwhelmingly

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
There are very few unionized workers in Missouri, but nonetheless voters rejected a law passed by the Legislature to cripple labor unions. The legislature passed the law in 2017, the labor movement gathered…

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Why It Matters that LeBron James Is Supporting a PUBLIC School in Akron, Not a Charter School

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I salute LeBron James for investing his funding in a public school, not a charter school. Mr. James understands that the overwhelming preponderance of children in this country attend public schools, and we…

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Success Academy “Got to Go” List: Federal Lawsuit to Move Forward

Originally posted on deutsch29:
In October 2015, New York Times reporter, Kate Taylor broke the story of the “Got to Go” list created by Success Academy Fort Greene principal, Candido Brown. The list– entitled “Got to Go”– included the names…

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Trump Administration’s Disdain for Immigrants Seeps into Plans for Education Department Restructure

Originally posted on janresseger:
If you think it is important that public schools across the United States serve all children, you would likely prefer that the U.S. Department of Education NOT eliminate its Office of English Language Acquisition. Here is…

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