Daily Archives: March 27, 2019

BREAKING: Los Angeles Times Exposes Charter School Fraud and Profiteering

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Anna Phillips of the Los Angeles Times has written a powerful expose of California’s “Wild West” charter industry. This is the first of three articles. The article is titled: “How a couple…

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DeVos Wants to Defund Special Olympics, Boost Funding for School Choice

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Betsy DeVos was grilled yesterday in Congressional hearings about her budget proposals. She was repeatedly questioned about her desire to increase charter school funding from $440 million to $500 million a year.…

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“Educational Freedom” is False Advertising! MARCH 27, 2019 BY NANCY BAILEY

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
by Nancy Bailey It sounds so patriotic…Educational Freedom. But public education in traditional public schools is what is truly educational freedom. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and other conservatives like former…

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Valerie Strauss: Is It Time to Dump the SAT and ACT?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
  Reflecting on the recentmassive scandal of rigging college acceptances, Valerie Strauss discusses the debate about whether the SAT and ACT are necessary.  Research indicates that a student’s four year record reveals more…

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Scathing New Report Demands Moratorium on New Grants from Federal Charter Schools Program

Originally posted on janresseger:
The Network for Public Education has released Asleep at the Wheel: How the Federal Charter Schools Program Recklessly Takes Taxpayers and Students for A Ride, a scathing condemnation of the federal Charter Schools Program (CSP), which…

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The summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report—what it says and what it doesn’t

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves the U.S. Capitol on June 21, 2017. (AP Photo) After a nearly two-year investigation, Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered to the attorney general his findings…

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