Daily Archives: August 30, 2018

Arizona: Court Kicks Education Funding Measure Off November Ballot

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Supporters of education had hoped to get a referendum on the ballot to raise taxes on high earners to generate a guaranteed revenue stream of funding for the schools. But the Arizona Supreme…

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Election 2018: Time for Democrats to Support Public Schools if They Want to Win

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mitchell Robinson, professor at Michigan State University, writes that Democrats must fully support public schools if they want to galvanize their base in November. “If Democrats want to be successful in November they…

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Teachers Work to Maintain Momentum from Education Spring, Keep Schools’ Needs in Front of Voters

Originally posted on janresseger:
Earlier this week, Phi Delta Kappa released its annual poll of the public attitudes toward public schools. PDK’s new poll indicates that last spring’s walkouts by school teachers in six states—West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, North Carolina,…

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Public School is Not For Profit. It is For Children.

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? Betsy DeVos doesn’t get it. ? But neither did Arne Duncan. ? Whether right or left or somewhere in between, the person sitting at cabinet level tasked with advising the President on education matters invariably…

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