Daily Archives: October 26, 2020

John Thompson: Instead of Funding Public Schools, Oklahoma Bankrolled a For-Profit Virtual Charter

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Thompson, historian and retired teacher, writes in the Progressive about the epic failure of a for-profit virtual school in Oklahoma. The Epic virtual charter school was well positioned to benefit from the…

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Does Classroom Use of Computers Cause Gains in Students’ Academic Achievement?

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
A decade ago when a surge of interest in placing computers in classrooms was joined to available public and private money, U.S. schools went on a rampage of buying…

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