Daily Archives: September 9, 2020

Standardized Testing: Indispensable to Those Who Are Not Subjected to It.

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
This is what standardized testing has been in public schools across America ever since No Child Left Behind (NCLB): It’s like some president-backed, bipartisan Congress decided that we need to measure student…

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Mike Rose Offers Advice to Biden and Harris

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mike Rose blogs once every few weeks. One day I will copy his excellent model. But this season it is hard to cut back, in view of the pandemic, the uncertainty about keeping…

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How Covid-19 Froze School Reform (Part 3)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Covid-19 has not only frozen prior reforms–BC (Before Covid)–see Parts 1 and 2–but the spread of software and devices throughout schools prior to the coronavirus pandemic has led to…

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DeVos Privatization Schemes Are Blocked by Courts and Likely to Be Further Blocked by Congress

Originally posted on janresseger:
Betsy DeVos, a lifelong supporter of private and religious schools and the expansion of tax-funded tuition vouchers for private schools, has pursued the privatization of public education throughout her tenure as U.S. Secretary of Education. In…

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