Daily Archives: November 20, 2020

John Ogozalek: Lots of Money for Standardized Tests, No Money for COVID Tests

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Ogozalek teaches in rural upstate New York. He wrote to tell me what’s happening during the pandemic: You can’t make this stuff up…. Schools in Western New York are facing shut downs.They’re…

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Derek Black: State Courts Turn Back Voucher Cases

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Derek W. Black is a professor of constitutional law who specializes in civil rights issues at the University of South Carolina. His recent book Schoolhouse Burning: Public Education and the Assault on American…

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Rob Schofield: This Land Belongs to You and Me, Not the Privatizers

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Rob Schofield of North Carolina Policy Watch lives in a state taken over by the Tea Party, who are intent on selling off whatever they can to private industry. We have fallen victim…

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Johann Neem: Restoring the Promise of Public Education

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Johann Neem is a historian of education. He understands the central importance of public education in our democracy. He wrote this thoughtful, important commentary about the task ahead for the Biden presidency: Restoring…

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Ohio Legislative Leader Rams Through Voucher Changes that Hurt Students in Poor, Title I Schools

Originally posted on janresseger:
The Ohio Senate is up to its old tricks. Five years ago right at the end of a spring session of the Ohio Legislature, a group of state senators added a long amendment to House Bill…

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