Daily Archives: January 24, 2019

Texas Poll: Most Texans Like Their Public Schools, Want More Spending for Them

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
While legislators in Texas are following the school choice money, the public likes their public schools and teachers and wants the legislature to spend more on the public schools. They want more money…

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Chalkbeat Disputes Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative’s Claim that Summit–“Personalized”–Learning is Research-Based

Originally posted on janresseger:
“Personalized learning” is how the creators and promoters of computer driven education at school describe their programs, which they claim are advanced enough to tailor education to the particular needs of each student.  One of the…

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Texas: Vouchers Are Dead!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
At the last legislative session in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick attended the major school choice really to show their enthusiastic support for vouchers. This week, neither of the…

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Cartoons on Teaching Social Studies

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
For this month of giggles, grins, and groans I offer a collection of cartoons on kids and teachers during social  studies lessons. Well, most of them. Enjoy!    …

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