Daily Archives: February 25, 2019

Wisconsin: Governor Evers Seeks to Freeze Voucher Enrollments and Charter Expansion

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Recently elected Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has proposed freezing voucher enrollments and charter expansion.  Neither charters nor vouchers have been more successful than public schools. Milwaukee, which has both, is one of…

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The Year of the Public School: 2019!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? This is  a message from theNetwork for Public Education. 2019 will be the year of the public school, with your help and support. ? “From West Virginia to California teachers are boldly standing up…

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Whatever Happened to Media Literacy in Schools?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Far more policy talk than classroom action is the short answer. The long answer is below in the questions I ask. Where and When Did the Idea Originate? Having…

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Teach for America Supplements Lost Money for Oakland TFAers on Strike

Originally posted on deutsch29:
One of the complications of ed reform is that its enlistees might just try to assert themselves, even in the face of being told (subtly or otherwise) that their ed reform org involvement has some fine…

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TFA Celebrates New Research That Suggests That Corps Members Are Ineffective Teachers

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Over the years there have been various studies comparing the ‘effectiveness’ of TFA teachers to non-TFA teachers.  Though these studies are based on the results from standardized tests that may or may not…

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Tom Ultican: Elites in Dallas Impose Massive Disruption on Public Schools, with Charters Schools and TFA

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Tom Ultican tells a sad story about the takeover of the Dallas school board by the Dallas Chamber of Commerce and other wealthy elites, who don’t send their children to the public schools.…

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