Daily Archives: January 14, 2020

Educational Redlining: GreatSchools Ratings Drive Housing Segregation

Originally posted on janresseger:
Back in 2015, Heights Community Congress (HCC) in Cleveland Heights, Ohio raised serious concerns (here and here) about the impact of online GreatSchools ratings of public schools. The GreatSchools ratings were, in 2015, being used in…

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DeVos Ignores Judge’s Order: Will She Be Punished?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
During the Obama administration, Congress passed legislation to protect students who had been defrauded by for-profit colleges. In most cases, the “colleges” made claims about their success in placing their graduates in jobs.…

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Domingo Morel: The State Takeover of Houston Schools Is about Race and Power, Not School Improvement

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Domingo Morel is a professor of political science at Rutgers University who has studied school takeovers across the nation. He is the author of Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy.  In this post,…

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