Daily Archives: August 29, 2019

Tom Ultican: Beware the Broadies!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Tom Ultican, retired teacher of advanced mathematics and physics in California, has written a well-documented critique of the Broad Academy. He describes its origins and purposes. Its primary purpose is to privatize public…

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Bombshell in California: E-Mails Reveal Charter Lobby’s Goal of Complete Privatization of All Schools in the State

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Blogger Michael Kohlhaas received a huge trove of leaked emails from the Green Dot Charter School organization in Los Angeles. He has been releasing them as he reviews them. No one has disputed…

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Glenn Sacks: The Secret of the “Success” of Charter Schools and Magnet Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Glenn Sacks is a teacher in Los Angeles and co-chair of the UTLA at James Monroe High School. The title of the article is “Charter Schools’ Success Is an Illusion.” The following article…

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Speduktr: Why I Pay School Taxes

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? A reader who goes by the sobriquet “speduktr” wrote: ? I have never really understood the choice mantra. My taxes were not tuition for my children, and they certainly are not intended…

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