Daily Archives: August 31, 2020

Walter Stroup: What Texans Need to Know About Standardized Testing

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Walter Stroup is chair of the department of STEM education and teacher development and an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. In 2014, as a professor at the University of Texas,…

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Newsweek: Teachers Resigning to Avoid COVID

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The most important concern about reopening schools is the health and safety of students and staff. The Trump administration has adamantly refused to provide funding to states and cities to enable them to…

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Biden and Democrats Turn Away from Two Decades of Test-Based Public School Accountability and Privatization

Originally posted on janresseger:
Joe Biden’s education plan and the Democratic Platform on education this year should be recognized as a significant development. Biden’s plan embodies something new for Democrats—a turn away from two decades when Democrats bought into neoliberal…

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