Daily Archives: August 7, 2019

The Presidential Candidates and the Press: Missing What’s Important

Originally posted on janresseger:
The Washington Post‘s Valerie Strauss noticed something in the Democratic presidential candidates’ debates so far: “Now it’s getting ridiculous: four debates among Democratic presidential candidates, and no questions—or serious discussion about K-12 education.”  She notes that…

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How Do Teachers Teach–Then and Now

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Most policymakers, researchers, and parents believe that good teachers and teaching are the keys to school improvement yet these very same folks know little about how teachers teach daily.…

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Texas: Don’t Take Over Houston’s Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? State takeovers of struggling school districts have a very poor track record. Two education leaders in Houston call on state officials to support the Houston Independent School District,  not to dissolve local…

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