Daily Archives: September 27, 2018

Massachusetts: The Waltons Won’t Take “No” for An Answer

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In 2016, the Waltons decided that Massachusetts needed more charter schools. It must have annoyed them that the Bay State is considered the best state in the nation even though it has less…

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The Guardian Reports on the Showdown Between the Koch Brothers and the Parents/Teachers of Arizona

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
There will be many important elections this fall, with the future of our democracy in the balance. One of the most notable elections will take place in Arizona, where parents and teachers–organized as…

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Rick Hess’s Mistake: Failure of Test-and-Punish Is Not Limited to a Few Districts That Have Disappointed

Originally posted on janresseger:
Frederick M. Hess, the director of education policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, has always been a corporate education reform kind of guy. That is why Hess’s honest analysis this week of the ultimate fraud…

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