Daily Archives: November 13, 2018

Linda Darling-Hammond vs. Linda-Darling Hammond – How a Once Great Educator Got Lost Among the Corporate Stooges

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
  Linda Darling-Hammond is one of my education heroes. ? Perhaps that’s why her recent article in the Washington Post hurts so much. ? In it, she and her think tank buddies slam education advocates Diane…

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José Espinosa: The Truth About Charter Schools That Boast About a 100% College Acceptance Rate

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
José Espinosa is the Superintendent of the Socorro Independent School District In Texas. This article appeared in the El Paso Times. Superintendent Espinosa thinks the public should know the truth about charter schoools…

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More on the Public Purpose of Our Public Schools and the Role of Public Governance

Originally posted on janresseger:
There has recently been a debate among guest writers in Valerie Strauss’s “Answer Sheet” column in the Washington Post. The Network for Public Education’s  Carol Burris and Diane Ravitch published a defense of public governance of…

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Teachers and Policymakers: Different Pictures, Different Actions

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
This is a post I wrote over nine years ago and re-post now because I still believe it is relevant in describing the different worlds teachers and policymakers inhabit. …

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