Daily Archives: September 7, 2018

Denis Smith: Can You Identify the MISSING WORD in Ohio’s Online Charter School Commercials?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Denis Smith reminds us of the old Groucho Marx television shows. If you said the “magic word,” a duck would descend and you would win a prize. He provides readers with commercials for…

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Laura Chapman Explains the Gates Foundation’s Latest Gambit

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
As you read recently, the Gates Foundation is investing $92 Million into the creation of “networks.” For the Gates Foundation, this is chump change. After all, it spent as much as $2 Billion…

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Teaching As a Way of Seeing (Mike Rose)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
“Mike Rose (born 1944) is an American education scholar. He has studied literacy and the struggles of working-class America. Rose is currently a Research Professor of Social Research Methodology…

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Betsy DeVos’ Letter on Use of Federal $$ to Purchase Firearms for Schools: *If It Happens, It Happens…*

Originally posted on deutsch29:
US ed sec Betsy DeVos is fine with use of federal dollars to arm schools, and she is trying to advance her position with finesse: DeVos writes that she’s not going to actively campaign for use…

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