Daily Archives: April 4, 2019

Wisconsin: Charters and Vouchers Strip $193 Million from Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Yes, charters and vouchers take money from public schools, which enroll nearly 90% of students. In Tuesday’s election, a pro-public school slate swept the Milwaukee school board. It will be interesting to…

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Texas: A Great Day for Public Education!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? The Texas House of Representatives endorsed sweeping legislation to fund public schools. Representative Dan Huberty (R-Houston), chairman of the House Public Education Committee, steered the legislation to a nearly unanimous vote.  “House…

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High School Doesn’t Have to Be Boring (Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
This op-ed appeared in the New York Times, March 30, 2019 “The writers spent six years traveling the country studying high schools. Jal Mehta  is an associate professor at…

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