Daily Archives: August 16, 2019

New Orleans: How a Student Graduated Although She Could Not Count or Read

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? The parents of a student in New Orleans were dismayed when they realized that their daughter would graduate from high school even though she could neither count nor read. She was surely…

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Kentucky: The State’s Attacks on Its Teachers Are Outrageous!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Clifford Wallace and Leigh Wallace, a father-daughter team of professional educators, lambaste state officials for their relentless attacks on the state’s public school teachers.  They begin: Leadership matters. It has the potential…

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This Summer Betsy DeVos Quietly Repealed the “Gainful Employment Rule” on For-Profit Colleges and Trade Schools

Originally posted on janresseger:
This summer, while we’ve been reading about candidates running for President in 2020, the tragedy of mass shootings, and the Jeffrey Epstein scandal, deregulation has been perking along at the U.S. Department of Education, even though…

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