Daily Archives: February 4, 2020

Trump Will Promote Ted Cruz’s Voucher Plan

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Houston Chronicle reports that Trump will promote Ted Cruz’s school voucher plan, which aligns nicely with the DeVos “Education Freedom” vouchers. Texas does not have vouchers, thanks to the concerted efforts of…

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Valerie Strauss: Founder of IDEA Charter Chain Apologizes for Spendthrift Ways

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Valerie Strauss writes here about the abject apology by Tom Torkelsen of the IDEA corporate charter chain for his company’s lavish spending. The head of a Texas-based charter school chain publicly apologized for…

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Dogged Dilemmas in U.S. Classrooms

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Over the past ten years I have blogged, I have written often about dilemmas facing teachers, principals, superintendents, and school board members. These dilemmas (as distinguished from “problems”) have…

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