Daily Archives: February 1, 2019

Dutch Historian Tells Davos Elite That Biggest World Problem is Failure of Rich to Pay Taxes

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Dutch historian Rutger Bergman stunned the super-elite at the World Economic Forum at Davos by telling them that the biggest problem in the world today is the refusal of the richest to…

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Jack Schneider: Betsy DeVos Should Stop Making Stuff Up About America’s Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? ? Jack Schneider, historian of education, urges Betsy DeVos to stop telling lies about our nation’s schools.  Schneider offers a capsule of education history and concludes: “When critics contend that America’s public…

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Michigan: Education Funding Declined More Than Any Other State in 25 Years

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? ? The DeVos Plan is working! Education funding in Michigan declined more in the past 25 years than in any other state. Charters and choice were a substitute for funding. Michigan’s NAEP…

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Trump Endorses Teaching Religion in the Public Schools. What Can He Be Thinking?

Originally posted on janresseger:
In the Washington Post, John Wagner reports that legislators in six states—North Dakota, Missouri, Indiana, West Virginia, Virginia, and Florida—have introduced bills to permit public schools to teach the Bible as literature.  President Donald Trump endorsed…

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MI Congressional Rep Upton responds to shutdown

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
January 31, 2019 Dear Mr. Salisbury, Thank you for contacting me regarding the recent government shutdown. I share your frustration over the dysfunction in Washington at this time and…

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