Daily Archives: February 6, 2021

CDC Director Employing Magical Thinking About School Reopenings

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
Dr. Rochelle Walensky wants you to know it is not safe to go to any Super Bowl parties this weekend. “We must take prevention and intervention seriously,” the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Director said at…

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Leonie Haimson: What Mitt Romney Needs to Know About Class Size

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Leonie Haimson, executive director of Class Size Matters, has some advice for Mitt Romney: Class size matters! Romney criticized President Biden’s plan to reduce class sizes. Haimson points out that Utah has the…

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John Thompson Reviews Derek Black’s “Schoolhouse Burning”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
John Thompson, retired teacher and historian in Oklahoma, reviews law professor Derek Black’s recent book, Schoolhouse Burning. Derek Black’s new book,Schoolhouse Burning: Public Education and the Assault on American Democracy, combines the best principles…

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