Daily Archives: October 16, 2020

Watch Katharine Stewart and Me Discuss the Assault on Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Katherine Stewart and I were invited by the Massachusetts Historical Society to discuss the assault on public schools by the religious right, libertarians, billionaires, and entrepreneurs. Stewart is the author of an important…

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Economic Policy Institute: Teachers Pay a Penalty for Teaching

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I like the Economic Policy Institute in Washington, D.C., for many reasons. I like the research it produces. But I most admire the fact that it is not sustained by the usual billionaires.…

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Fix America by Reversing Decades of Privatization

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
K. Sabeel Rahman, president of the think tank Demos, proposes wisely in The Atlantic that the way to fix our nation’s economy and restore equity is to reverse decades of privatization and instead…

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For Defining the Right to Public Education, Constitutional Originalism Doesn’t Work

Originally posted on janresseger:
For a couple of weeks now, since the publication of Derek Black’s history of the constitutional basis for American public education, this blog has been reflecting on the meaning of constitutional principles in our nation’s founding…

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