Daily Archives: August 29, 2018

Little Rock: Please Do Not Steal Our Public Schools and Our Democracy!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Reverend Anika Whitfield wrote an open letter to Arkansas’s State Commisioner of Education, its Governor, and the City Superintendent, complaining about the state takeover of the Little Rock School District. This has long…

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DeVos Neglects to Help Public Schools Serve Neediest Students while She Pushes to Arm Teachers

Originally posted on janresseger:
Last week while Betsy DeVos stoked an uproar about possibly letting school districts use federal funding for guns to arm teachers, the Senate quietly passed its version of an appropriations bill for the Department of Education…

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A Witness to the Desegregation—and Resegregation—of America’s Schools (Kristina Rizga)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Kristina Rizga is a writer based in San Francisco. She is the author of Mission High: One School, How Experts Tried to Fail It, and the Students and Teachers…

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College Board Recycles Oct 2017 SAT in Asia as August 2018 SAT in USA– After Releasing Both Test and Answers in Asia

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
The College Board apparently chose to use its October 2017 SAT test from Asia as the August 2018 SAT test in the USA– after releasing the test and answers in Asia following…

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