Daily Archives: September 21, 2018

Peter Greene: Why Top-Down Mandates from Washington Always Fail

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Congress and the U.S. Department of Education can take different paths as it dispenses money: It can give school districts money to meet certain defined purposes (e.g., equitable resources) or it can give…

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Charles Foster Johnson: Why Evangelical Support for Trump Is Eroding

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Charles Foster Johnson is a pastor, a supporter of public education, and a great advocate for separation of church and state. He founded Pastors for Texas Children to marshall support for public school…

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Tax Cuts Part II: What State Tax Cuts Mean for Public Higher Education

Originally posted on janresseger:
Across many states in the past decade, especially after the 2008 Great Recession, followed by the Tea Party red-wave 2010 election, politicians in many states have assumed they could cut taxes—thereby curtailing the revenue stream flowing…

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