Daily Archives: October 10, 2020

Trump, Sessions, and Miller Wanted to Separate Babies from Their Families

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The New York Times released this story recently, explaining the genesis of Trump’s inhumane policies at the southern border: WASHINGTON — The five U.S. attorneys along the border with Mexico, including three appointed…

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Emily Oster: Schools Are Not Super-Speaders of COVID

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Emily Oster, an economist at Brown University, has been studying transmission rates at schools that reopen and concludes that they are very low. Writing in the Atlantic, she says that: It’s now October.…

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Nebraska: Privatizers Swarm in Hopes of Capturing State That Treasures Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Nebraska is one of the few states that has thus far managed to keep the privatizers out. That makes it a tempting target. Here is a message by one of the state’s strong…

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