Daily Archives: October 20, 2020

Commonweal: Stop Using Catholic Schools to Shame Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
There was a time long ago when public schools were thriving, and Catholic schools were also thriving. They were not in competition for students or money. But as our financial demands began pressing…

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Washington Post: Trump’s Coronavirus Task Force Squabbles Over Direction

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Trump saw Dr. Scott Atlas on FOX News and decided to bring him onto the administration’s coronavirus task force. Since Atlas’s arrival, the task force has been riven with dissent. Drs. Birk and…

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Stephen Dyer Evaluates Flawed Fordham Charter Report

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Thomas B. Fordham Institute released a report on Ohio charters, claiming that they were very successful. (TBF is a rightwing organization that supports charters and vouchers.) The Columbus Dispatch wrote that the…

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