Daily Archives: October 9, 2020

Samantha Bee Demolishes School Choice

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Some of us have spent years trying to explain to the public why school choice—charters and vouchers—is a bad idea. Samantha Bee does the job effectively in this video in seven minutes. She…

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Tom Ultican: The Authoritarians Who Ruined Our Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Tom Ultican, retired teacher of physics and advanced mathematics, has been studying the spread of the fake “reform” efforts across the nation (aka the Destroy Public Education Movement). In this post, he reviews…

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What Does It Mean When Hardly Anybody Stands Up for the Basic Needs of Children and Public Schools?

Originally posted on janresseger:
Why has this blog kept on covering the Trump administration’s and U.S. Senate Republicans’ lack of willingness to negotiate a second COVID-19 stimulus bill including federal assistance to help public schools make accommodations to open safely…

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A Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform Education (Justin Reich)

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Justin Reich is a Professor at MIT and director of the MIT Teaching Systems Lab. He is the author of the Failure to Disrupt: Why Technology Alone Can’t Transform…

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