Daily Archives: November 10, 2020

Goodbye, Betsy DeVos: You Won’t Be Missed!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Slate is posting a series of farewell to the odious cast of characters in the Trump administration. Dan Kois wrote this goodbye to Betsy DeVos. He writes: So long, Secretary of Education Betsy…

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Biden Announces Coronavirus Task Force: Science Rules!

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Farewell, Scott Atlas and Mike Pence! Amateur hour is over. President-Elect Joe Biden announced his coronavirus task force. James Hohmann of the Washington Post reports: WILMINGTON, Del. – In his first act as…

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Pasi Sahlberg: Will the Pandemic Enable Us to Make Education More Equitable?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Pasi Sahlberg is a noted Finnish educator whose book Finnish Lessons awakened Americans to the realization that good schools can flourish without standardized testing. He has focused in his work on the importance…

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