Daily Archives: August 22, 2019

Parkland Survivors Offer A True Gun Control Plan

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The survivors of the Parkland (Florida) massacre created an organization called March for Our Lives, which pulled together a massive event on the Mall in DC in a few weeks after the shootings.…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Teaching in the Age of Trump (Andrea Rinard)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Andrea Rinard: “I’m a wife, mother of three, high school English teacher, writer of things, and native Floridian.” This article appeared in Medium, July 13, 2018. ? Full disclosure:…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Gov. Wolf Tries to Stop Charter Schools Gorging on Public School Funding

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? Sooey! Here Pig Pig Pig! ? No one minds that healthy call at the hog farm when it’s time to feed the sows. ? But taxpayers do take issue with it when it’s the call…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

La. PAC Used to Funnel $3M in Out-of-State Billionaire Cash into 2015 BESE Election Disbands

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
In 2015, six out-of-state billionaires from four families contributed a combined $3M to influence the outcome of Louisiana’s Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) election. For the October 24, 2019, primary,…

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment