Daily Archives: August 15, 2018

Jan Resseger: Betsy DeVos Wants to Eliminate Office of English Language Acquisition

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Did you know that DeVos wants to scrap the Office of English Language Acquisition by folding it into the much larger Office of Elementary and Secondary Education? OESE is one of the major…

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Florida Outrage! Voucher and Charter Advocates Try to Sneak Constitutional Amendment onto the Ballot to Repeal Requirement for Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Someone is trying to pull a fast one on the people of Florida. Voters are supposed to consider an amendment to the State Constitution that bundles several different proposals into a single amendment,…

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“School Choice Is the Enemy of Justice”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The editorial pages of the New York Times have been an echo chamber for school choice for years. The editorials regularly applaud charter schools as escape hatches from public schools and repeat the…

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DeVos Cancels Gainful Employment Rule, Deregulates For-Profit Colleges and Trade Schools

Originally posted on janresseger:
In late July, the NY Times‘ Erica Green reported that her newspaper had obtained a plan by the U.S. Department of Education to cancel the Obama Department of Education’s “gainful employment rule,” which has denied federal…

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