Daily Archives: November 8, 2019

Houston: The Double Standard That Favors Charters

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
W. J. Gumbert left the following comment about the state takeover of Houston, based on the low test scores of one high school. For the uninitiated, Governor Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan…

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Kamala Harris’ Extended-School-Day, Childcare Legislation

Originally posted on deutsch29:
US senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris has introduced a bill to extend the elementary school day so that it better aligns with the traditonal, 9-to-5 workday in the name of helping low-income parents with…

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Big Win for Denver Public Schools

Originally posted on tultican:
By Thomas Ultican 11/7/2019 Denver voters rejected the portfolio model of school management on Tuesday. Candidates endorsed by the teachers union were the victors and the “corporate school reform” candidates lost. Leading up to the election,…

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