Daily Archives: August 17, 2018

Los Angeles: Union and Inexperienced Superintendent at Odds

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Austin Beitner, the former hedge fund manager-publisher picked by the school board as superintendent of the nation’s second-largest district despite his lack of any education experience, is at loggerheads with the UTLA. UTLA…

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Valerie Strauss: “Why Would Anyone Deliberately Hurt Students” Who Were Defrauded By Scam Colleges?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Valerie Strauss wrote here about Betsy DeVos’s plan to remove consumer protections from students who were scammed. “Why would anyone want to make it harder for defrauded students? Well, the Education Department says…

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You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Fight Racism. But You Have to Try

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? I am a white guy who talks about racism. ? I teach mostly students of color in a western Pennsylvania public school. I write a blog about education and issues of prejudice. And I participate…

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Ohio School Funding Falls Below Inflation Over Past Decade, Funding Gaps Remain Between Rich and Poor

Originally posted on janresseger:
It is a reality across America that when state and local school revenues are combined, the school districts serving our society’s wealthiest children continue to have the most money to spend on teachers and curriculum and…

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