Daily Archives: August 22, 2018

Great News! The Southern Poverty Law Center is Now Fighting Privatization in Court

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Southern Poverty Law Center is one of the most respected names in the nation among groups that fight for justice and civil rights. They have turned their firepower to fight against the…

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Push Begins to Eliminate Bans on Public Funding of Religious Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Politico reports that the rightwing effort to remove ANY separation between church and state has begun: http://go.politicoemail.com/?qs=1e218dbca90f8f02dcba2209cccf9fd158c6970a41f3c161348b079a58054af40830f29b0272bdda7338314dd129aafc NEW LAWSUITS SEEK TO BUILD OFF TRINITY LUTHERAN RULING: The Institute for Justice, a libertarian advocacy…

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Peter Greene: Hush, Arne

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Peter Greene reviews an interview with Arne Duncan as he promotes his new book about why all of American education is built on lies. Peter notes that the book is rated #1 in…

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Greg Windle Reports on a Zombie Charter in Philadelphia

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
You know the story about zombies. They are the walking dead. They can’t be killed. Crack reporter Greg Windle has discovered a zombie charter school in Philadelphia. It has been warned and warned…

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In Funny Column, Gail Collins Explains Sad Subject of DeVos’s Deregulation of For-Profit Colleges

Originally posted on janresseger:
The NY Times‘ Gail Collins puts into perfect perspective the subject of the Trump administration’s deregulation of for-profit colleges and trade schools.  She begins, “Today let’s talk about the evil deeds of Betsy DeVos… (O)ur secretary…

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Scott Wagner Wants to be Pa.’s Anti-Education Governor. Will We Let Him?

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
Art by Sue Goncarovs ? If there’s one thing Scott Wagner hates, it’s education. ? He hates science. He hates schools. He hates teachers. And if students get in the way, he’ll hate them, too. ?…

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