Daily Archives: October 11, 2018

Stunning New Book Contextualizes Tragedy of 2013 School Closures in Chicago’s Hyper-Segregated History

Originally posted on janresseger:
Eve Ewing’s new book, Ghosts in the Schoolyard: Racism and School Closings on Chicago’s South Side, explores the blindness, deafness, and heartlessness of technocratic, “portfolio school reform”* as it played out in 50 school closings in…

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Akron, Ohio: The Most Innovative School in America, Sponsored by LeBron James

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The “I Promise School” sponsored by LeBron James as part of the Akron public school system is the most innovative school in America. Its focus is on developing healthy children, whose dreams are…

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A Critique of Trump on Why We Can’t Have Health Care for All Americans

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is Paul Waldman’s Washington Post commentary on Trump’s article in USA Today: President Trump wrote a remarkable op-ed in USA Today on Wednesday, remarkable because one wouldn’t think it possible to pack…

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