Monthly Archives: December 2019

Thomas Armstrong: What If Einstein Ran Our Schools?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Thomas Armstrong recently wrote a provocative book with the same title as this essay. I invited him to write a post for this blog, and he did. His point of view stands in…

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Valerie Strauss Reviews Pete Buttigieg’s Education Plan

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The media received early copies of Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s plan for K-12 education. Like Warren and Sanders, he proposes a large increase in funding for the neediest children and for early education. He…

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Tom Loveless: Be Skeptical of China’s Showing on PISA

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Tom Loveless has been writing about international assessments for many years. He was quick to blow the whistle on China when the previous international test scores came out, noting that unlike the U.S.…

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