Monthly Archives: July 2018

Lead #Resistance against DeVos! Help us defeat a Public Education Privatizer!

I am organizing a fundraiser for Tony Thurmond’s campaign for California Superintendent of Public Instruction. Will you please pitch in today at https://act.myngp.com/TonyThurmond/august30 so we can defeat Marshall Tuck and his public education privatizer/ reformer supporters? Donations of EVERY size matter. Marshall Tuck, his opponent, has millions, but we have people power. Thurmond is also endorsed by the Network For

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How to Make New Orleans Market Ed Reform a Success: Hide RSD Failure Inside an OPSB-RSD Data Blend.

How to Make New Orleans Market Ed Reform a Success: Hide RSD Failure Inside an OPSB-RSD Data Blend. https://deutsch29.wordpress.com/2018/07/22/how-to-make-new-orleans-market-ed-reform-a-success-hide-rsd-failure-inside-an-opsb-rsd-data-blend/ — Read on deutsch29.wordpress.com/2018/07/22/how-to-make-new-orleans-market-ed-reform-a-success-hide-rsd-failure-inside-an-opsb-rsd-data-blend/

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‪Breaking news?: @NAACP now opposing high-stakes testing!

I think this is breaking news? I am currently attending the NAACP national convention in San Antonio Texas. I am sitting in the federal legislative and public policy workshop. In my education packet there is a new issue brief addressing high-stakes testing. The NAACP is now publicly opposing high-stakes testing! This stand builds on our legacy of opposition articulated in

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Attention, David Leonhardt: To Learn the Real Story about Reform in New Orleans, Interview BOTH Sides

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
David Leonhardt writes for the New York Times. In today’s newspaper, he writes about the miraculous results of the charter takeover of New Orleans. Leonhardt bought every phony claim made by the charter industry because he did not interview any critics. This is not good journalism. He did not interview Mercedes Schneider, the…

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Julian Goes Into Libertarian Lions Den to Defend Public Education

So I had never been called a facist, until a random Libertarian recently lobbed it at me on Friday after a mock trial. Kevin Welner (University of Colorado professor and Director of the National Education Policy Center) called me a few weeks back and asked if I would be willing to attend a Libertarian-oriented conference and defended public education in

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