Daily Archives: November 7, 2018

Changing Technologies in Classrooms

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
A friend and former colleague, Henry Levin, recently wrote about his experience in a 1940s classroom. I started school in 1943, and by the time we were in third…

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Vouchers Defeated in Arizona Overwhelmingly, Democrats Take Control of the House

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
There were wins and losses yesterday, and they are not all decided at 2 am, when I wrote this post. Some states have not yet declared a winner (thinking of Wisconsin, where I…

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Arizona: Voters Reject Vouchers by 2-1 Margin!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
SOS Arizona won their battle to defeat Prop 305, a measure to supply universal vouchers. Prop 305 was trounced by a 2-1 margin. Vouchers have been on state ballots 20 times. They have…

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Good News in Michigan: Voters Reject DeVos Agenda!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This just in from the AFT: AFT President Randi Weingarten and AFT Michigan President David Hecker on Michigan’s Election of Gretchen Whitmer for Governor WASHINGTON—AFT President Randi Weingarten on the election of Gretchen…

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Whatever Happened to Site-Based Decision-making?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
A majority of voters–with or without children in public schools– have to say “yea” to tax levies to erect and maintain buildings, pay teachers, buy books, equipment, and supplies…

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