Daily Archives: April 24, 2019

Indiana: Schools Chief Blasts Republican Plan to Eliminate Local Control of Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Jennifer McCormick, Indiana’s last elected state superintendent, has 20 months left in her term. She is a Republican, but she is different from the state leadership: She actually cares about students and democratic…

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School Vouchers in Tennessee: Closer to Becoming an Inadequate Reality

Originally posted on deutsch29:
On April 23, 2019, the Tennessee house voted to approve school vouchers (aka “education savings accounts”). The same day, the state senate finance committee had already passed a version of the voucher bill, with the senate…

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Bernie Sanders Has a Better Statement on Education than Before

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? ? Bernie Sanders’ website has a better statement on the importance of investing public education and teachers than any other Democratic candidate so far: ? Today, more than 60 years after the…

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