Daily Archives: October 23, 2018

A Billionaire Stops Funding Charters and TFA, Starts Funding Public Schools!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The richest woman in Connecticut no longer gives to charter schools and Teach for America. Barbara Dalio has shifted her giving to public schools. She fell in love with public education. She fell…

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Pasi Sahlberg: GERM Is In Retreat

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The great Finnish scholar Pasi Sahlberg coined the term GERM to represent the Global Education Reform Movement. GERM is the advance of markets, standardization, choice, and rankings, which began in England and the…

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A Moment When Grassroots Mobilization for Public Education Is Making a Difference—Part 1

Originally posted on janresseger:
I was privileged to participate in the 5th Annual Conference of the Network for Public Education (NPE) in Indianapolis this past weekend.  In the next few days, I’ll post some reflections on what I heard and…

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