Daily Archives: May 22, 2019

CREDO’s New Orleans “Learning Gains” a Sleight of Information

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
According to Emily Langhorne of Forbes, education reformers should “rejoice” because in May 2019, the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) released this summary and accompanying presentation of New Orleans charter…

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Jennifer Berkshire: When Cory Booker Helped DeVos’s Voucher Referendum in Michigan

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is a stunner. Jennifer Berkshire writes in The New Republic that Cory Booker flew to Michigan in 2000 to help promote vouchers, at the request of Betsy and Dick DeVos. They put…

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Teach for America and Sister Program, Ensina!: How Recruit Thinking Changes from Before to After

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
Rolf Straubhaar is an assistant professor of ed leadership and school improvement at Texas State University. He is also a Teach for America (TFA) alum. Rolf Straubhaar Straubhaar’s research agenda includes alternative…

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Congressional Leaders Take DeVos to Task and Demand Answers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A group of leaders in Congress wrote to Betsy DeVos to complain about her Department’s failure to demand accountability from the Charter Schools that win federal funding. She has $440 million to hand…

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