Daily Archives: September 26, 2020

A Pivotal Moment for U.S. and Public Schools? (Part 2)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Do individuals like you and me know for sure at the time something occurred that it was momentous, a historic turning point in the flow of events and individual…

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DeVos Loses Fight to Split Public School CARES $$ with Private Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Betsy DeVos lost the biggest fight of her tenure as Secretary of Education. Federal judges consistently rejected her legally binding rule requiring states to give private schools a share of the $13 billion…

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I Can’t Shield My Daughter From Both Coronavirus AND Edmentum – Our District’s Crappy On-line Learning Platform

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
Being a parent during a global pandemic means having to make difficult decisions. The most pressing of which seems to be: from which Coronavirus spawned horror should I shield my child? As schools slowly reopened in…

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Kendall Deas: Good Schools are the Basis of Economic Success

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Kendall Deas, a political scientist at the College of Charleston in South Carolina, has worked in the field of economic evelopment. In a recent article, he warned the leaders of the state that…

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