Daily Archives: August 9, 2018

Democrats for Education Reform Think Being Progressive Means Mirroring Betsy DeVos

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
      Democrats for Education Reform (DFER) put out a new video about what they think it means to be an education progressive. ? And by the political action committee’s definition, Betsy DeVos may be…

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Salvatore Babones: The Real Reason that Corporate America, the Right, and Democratic Dupes Have Declared War on Our Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is a great article, written in 2015. How could I have missed it! It was written by Salvator Babones, a professor of sociology at the University of Sydney and the Institute for…

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Ohio: Supreme Court Rules Against ECOT and the Virtual Charter School is DEAD!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
It has taken nearly 20 years, and cost Ohio taxpayers $1 billion or more, but the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) died in court this week. The owner William Lager became a millionaire…

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Paradoxes of Efficiency (Part 1)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
? ? I have been reading Edward Tenner’s The Efficiency Paradox. He got me thinking about paradoxical thinking that is rife throughout education and medicine. But before getting to…

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