Daily Archives: October 2, 2019

Sara Stevenson, Librarian, Defends the Constitution In WSJ

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Sara Stevenson was until recently the librarian at O. Henry Middle School In Austin. She reads the Wall Street Journal daily and writes letters to the editor often to correct their uniformed rants…

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Federal Judge Rules That Harvard Does Not Discriminate Against Asian-American Students

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In a closely-watched case, a federal judge ruled that Harvard University does not discriminate against Asian-Americans in its admissions decisions. The case was filed by a far-right group hoping to outlaw affirmative action,…

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Rahm’s and Arne’s Legacies Continue to Damage Chicago Public Schools, Especially in Black Neighborhoods

Originally posted on janresseger:
Corporate school reform was launched in Chicago back in 2004 in the form of a glittery new promise named Renaissance 2010.  By 2010, the school district said, it would close so-called “failing” public schools and replace…

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