Daily Archives: December 11, 2018

Indiana: Researchers Question Gains from State’s Charter Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A study of charter schools in Indiana found that the test scores of students who transferred from public schools to charter schools lagged and later rebounded. But it also found very high attrition…

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Florida: Governor-Elect Appoints a Public School Hater as Commissioner of Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Republican Ron DeSantis was elected Governor of Florida in a close election, besting Andrew Gillum. DeSantis is a Tea Party extremist who has pledged to continue Rick Scott’s ruinous policies towards the environment…

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New from the National Education Policy Center: “How School Privatization Opens the Door for Discrimination”

Originally posted on janresseger:
Last week this blog explored some of the ways the expansion of school choice ends up creating injustice and inequality. The National Education Policy Center just published a new report, How School Privatization Opens the Door for…

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