Daily Archives: January 30, 2020

La. BESE’s Process for Selecting Next Superintendent

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
Below are excerpts from a January 30, 2020, Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) press release related to the process of selection Louisiana’s next state superintendent: BESE adopts administrative process…

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Bob Shepherd Reviews Annie Murphy Paul’s Review of SLAYING GOLIATH in the “New York Times“

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bob Shepherd has worked as an editor, author, assessment developer, curriculum writer, and most recently a classroom teacher in Florida. In this post, he reviews the review of my book SLAYING GOLIATH, which…

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John Thompson: An Open Letter About a New School in Oklahoma City

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Thompson, retired teacher and historian in Oklahoma, writes an open letter: ? Open Letter to Enes Kanter Mr. Kanter, Thank you for your continued support of children, especially low-income and immigrant students…

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Did Rosa Parks Really Support Charter Schools?

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? They say history is written by the victors. ? But fortunes change, and sometimes you can even reclaim a figure from the past who the last round of winners had cast in an unlikely role.…

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