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Arne Duncan Hails Vergara Decision

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Here is Arne Duncan’s statement on the Vergara decision that tenure and seniority are unconstitutional. Not a word about the real causes of unequal opportunity: poverty and segregation.. Who would have believed that a Democratic administration would stand by silently as collective bargaining rights are rolled back (Wisconsin) and would hail a court…

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A Top Ten of @ArneDuncan Inanity: Obama’s Basketball Buddy Drops Ball on Ed

Originally posted on Cloaking Inequity:
So what happens when a President chooses a basketball buddy as Secretary of Education? Really, Obama… what did you expect when you chose a non-educator, non-expert to lead American education? A leader who left Chicago in shambles, whose school “turnarounds” didn’t work. Disappointed by his latest inanity at the Mom Congress, I have selected ten…

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Winner, Winner Turkey Dinner: Secretary @ArneDuncan Wins Award!

Congratulations and condolences to Arne Duncan for winning the 2014 Educational Policy Turkey of the Year Award! Will he come by to accept the award? 🙂 The blog Cloaking Inequity seeks to illuminate popular and dominant ideologies that purport to foment equality and close the achievement gap. Often well-intentioned citizens support educational policy that claim to create a more inclusive and

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Uncovering Lies and Damn Lies in @ArneDuncan Graduation Rates

Has your state experienced a meteoric rise in its graduation rate since Arne Duncan’s new graduation standards went into effect? Do you think it too good to be true? Nobody likes to be lied to. The latest Arne Duncan sleight of hand is the reporting and trumpeting of graduation rates. The Washington Post related: Calling it “a profound milestone,” Education Secretary

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Los Chistes: @ArneDuncan Explodes the Public Education “Struggle Bus”

It has been awhile since Cloaking Inequity featured the humorous Breaking News comics. So today Cloaking Inequity adds a little bit of levity to the great debates about educational policy at the expense of Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education. Students at the engineering school at The University of Pennsylvania created an interactive “struggle bus website” to help you vent. I

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