Daily Archives: September 5, 2020

DeVos Warns: No Testing Waivers Next Year!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Due to the pandemic, and the fact that schools across the nation were closed, Betsy DeVos raced to catch up and canceled federally mandated tests this past spring. But, she warned, don’t expect…

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Florida: Teachers Are Burning Out Under Stress

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The schools of Sarasota, Florida, have adopted what they call “a concurrent model,” with teachers responsible for both in-person and remote learning. Some teachers say this is like working two jobs at once…

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Breaking! Federal Judge Rejects DeVos’ Efforts to Give Federal Funding to Private Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Secretary of Education DeVos issued a rule requiring states to share coronavirus relief funds with private schools, irrespective of need or low-income status. News from the NAACP, the Education Law Center, and the…

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