Daily Archives: November 20, 2019

North Carolina: Teachers Must Become Politically Active to Improve Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
LeAnna Erls Delph is a veteran teacher of sixth grade students in social studies and language arts in Asheville, North Carolina. She is a member of the Governor’s Teachers Advisory Committee, is the…

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Nancy Bailey: A Summit of Education Vandals

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In her latest post, Nancy Bailey draws a contrast between a summit of fake education leaders and the summit that actual teachers reach when they teach their students and fight for their students…

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MIchael Tomasky: Why Billionaires Are Bad for Democracy

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Let me explain why I post articles critical of billionaires on a blog about (mostly) education. Our nation, our states are underinvesting in education. Our teachers are underpaid. Class sizes, especially in urban…

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Charter Schools Undermine the Public Schools Which Serve the Very Children Cory Booker Worries About

Originally posted on janresseger:
On Monday, New Jersey Senator Cory Booker published a column in the NY Times to announce his support for charter schools. I’ll give Booker credit for being honest. Until now, as an active candidate for the…

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