Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

Texas: Public Schools Have Better Outcomes Than Charter Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
William J. Gumbert has studied the performance of charter schools in Texas and has consistently documented that they are inferior to public schools. Their promoters have sold the Legislature a Bill of goods,…

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Andy Hargreaves: Imagine a World Without Teachers!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Today is World Teachers Day. It’s a day we honor teachers around the world and thank them for their dedication and hard work, building our future. Andy Hargreaves poses a thought experiment: Imagine…

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Attacks on Teachers Have Been Central to Republicans’ Agenda to Reduce Government Spending

Originally posted on janresseger:
Among the lingering effects of state budget reductions during the 2008 Great Recession have been widespread drops in teachers’ overall compensation. Although some states and local school districts do their part to pay their teachers fairly,…

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