Daily Archives: August 31, 2018

Philadelphia: The New Teacher Project, TFA, Bain Capital, and the Leeching of $$$ From Urban Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Greg Windle, a journalist at The Notebook, has drawn together the many strands of the tangled web of Reformer groups in Philadelphia, as seen through the lens of a contract awarded to The…

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New Jersey: How Chris Christie Allowed Charter Entrepreneurs to Rip Off Taxpayers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bob Braun, the veteran investigative reporter who has covered New Jersey politics for many years, describes an astonishing ripoff of taxpayers.

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Adequate and Equitable School Funding: Are These Goals Unreachable in America?

Originally posted on janresseger:
As we begin another school year, here is a review of an unexciting but essential subject: the basics of school finance. While many of our legislatures don’t seem to be dealing with this subject much these…

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