Daily Archives: October 19, 2018

America’s Crooked Landlord

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Did you know that Fred Trump was Woody Guthrie’s landlord? Did you know that Woody wrote a song about Old Man Trump and his racism? I didn’t. Read this and you will know.…

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Seattle: The Resurgence of Rainier Beach High School and the Comeback Kids

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The National Education Policy Center reported on the success of a high school in Seattle that adopted the principles of “schools of opportunity.” Open the link for sources and other links. Valerie Strauss…

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Exploding Inequality and Poverty: We Got the “Failing” Schools Narrative Wrong and Failed to See the Real Problem

Originally posted on janresseger:
Two articles published this week make interesting companions. The first is Jack Schneider’s post—published in the Washington Post as part of Valerie Strauss’s column: How Are America’s Public Schools Really Doing?  Schneider, of the University of…

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News! The Educator Toolkit for Teacher and Student Privacy: How to Protect Personal Data

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Parent Coalition for Student Privacy and the BadAss Teachers Association collaborated to create this useful information. We’re excited to let you know that today we released the Educator Toolkit for Teacher and…

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