Daily Archives: April 11, 2019

Laura Chapman: Did Betsy DeVos Violate the Law?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Laura Chapman read the post about the U.S. Department of Education threatening to cut off $340 million in Title 1 funding from Arizona unless all high school students took the same test—either…

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USC and the College Admissions Scandal: Implicated Students Not Allowed to Dodge Investigation via Withdrawal

Originally posted on deutsch29:
Actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, are facing multiple charges associated with a massive college admissions scandal, including fraud and money laundering. Both appear unlikely to escape prison time. Loughlin and Giannulli…

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Intrinsic Motivation is Key to Student Achievement – But Schools Can Crush It (Tara Garcia Mathewson)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Tara Mathewson wrote this for The Hechinger Report. It appeared March 27,2019. Mathewson describes how “traditional” schools “crush” motivation. The age-graded organization–a mid-19th century innovation in organizing public schools…

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Well-Intentioned Ohio School Finance Plan Must Be Revised to Eliminate Savage Inequalities

Originally posted on janresseger:
After a decade of tax cuts brought by Governor John Kasich and a supermajority Republican Ohio Legislature,  Ohio—still dominated in the House, Senate and Governor’s mansion by Republicans—is considering a new school funding formula intended to…

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