Daily Archives: November 30, 2018

No, Robert Pondiscio, School Choice is Not a “Moral Agenda”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Yesterday, I participated in a panel discussion at the Washington Post about national issues in education with Robert Pondiscio of the conservative Thomas B. Fordham Institute and Dean Bridget Terry Long of the…

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Louisiana: The “Miracle School” That Was a Fraud

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
About five weeks ago, I read a story onlineabout a small private school in Louisiana whose students had a 100% college entry rate and were admitted to America’s most selective colleges and universities.…

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Yong Zhao’s Must-Watch Lecture on “Side Effects in Education”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUVlybJoV88 This is a video of Yong Zhao’s brilliant lecture on education reform at Wellesley College on Bovember 1. He called it “What Works May Hurt. Side Effects in Education.” He recently published…

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DeVos Again Protects For-Profit Colleges and Federal Loan Servicing Contractor at Expense of Vulnerable Students

Originally posted on janresseger:
Betsy DeVos once announced: “Government really sucks.”  She doesn’t like government regulation, and she prefers to free up the marketplace.  One of the best places to observe her penchant for deregulation is in higher education, where…

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