Daily Archives: October 10, 2019

Betsy DeVos Breaks the Law by Continuing to Collect Debt from Students After Judge Told Her Not to

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Will billionaire Betsy DeVos go to jail for defying the direct order of a judge? In 2015, for-profit Corinthian Colleges went bankrupt after state attorney generals complained of fraud. Thousands of its former…

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Why Democratic Candidates for President Need to Stop Waffling About Charter Schools

Originally posted on janresseger:
On Monday morning, Diane Ravitch sent around what I believe is an urgently important post from Michigan’s Nancy Flanagan.  Flanagan, a retired, National Board Certified Michigan public school teacher and 1993 Michigan Teacher of the Year,…

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North Carolina: A Sad Bedtime Story about a Failed State Takeover

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is a story so nutty that it would be hilarious if there were no children involved. Instead, it is an outrage. When the fringe rightwingers of the Tea Party won control of…

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Peter Greene: A Teacher’s Final Lesson

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? This post is a moving tribute to a teacher who died of cancer at the age of 32. Ashley Kuzma exhausted every possibility, holding on to life as long as she could.…

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Have You Heard? The Koch Plan to Eliminate Public Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
This is an important, can’t-miss podcast about the malign plans of one of the richest men in the world. Business reporter Christopher Leonard has written a best-selling new book called Kochland: The Secret History…

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