Daily Archives: August 28, 2018

Arthur Goldstein on Eva’s Nepotism and Low Wages

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Arthur Goldstein, veteran teacher, writes here about the special privileges available to Eva. Not only did she hire her son to teach AP economics while he is still in college, but last year…

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Texas: The Sinister Plan To Use A-F Grades to Privatize Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Glenn W. Smith, an opinion writer for the Austin American-Statesman eviscerates the sinister motives behind the A-F grading of schools. This plan was promulgated by Jeb Bush and his team of privatizers. My…

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Ohio: There is HOPE for a Governor Who Supports the Public Schools Attended by 85% of Students!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A reader sent these hopeful thoughts about the Democratic candidate for Governor in Ohio: There is HOPE in Ohio. The Democratic candidate for Governor, Rich Cordray, actively sought out the endorsement of OH…

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Beware the Elites Who Want to Change the World.

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is an unusually good opinion piece that appeared in the New York Times a few days ago. Think Gates, Zuckerberg, Walton, Hastings, Koch, and many more who use their wealth to impose…

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Today’s Philanthropy: Giving Back While Perpetuating Inequality and the Power of Big Money

Originally posted on janresseger:
Although he died in 2006, the Rev. William Sloane Coffin, longtime pastor of New York’s Riverside Church and a lifetime advocate for justice, speaks to our times: “Charity is a matter of personal attributes; justice, a…

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Stand Out: A Guide to [Charter] School Marketing

Originally posted on deutsch29:
Where there is a charter school, there is a need to drum up some enrollment. “It is not enough for parents to choose any seats,” saith the charter school; “we need for those parents to choose our…

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