Category Archives: Wisdom

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

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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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The latest cash grab : Teacher/charter school villages

Originally posted on Seattle Education:
? TFA recognizes the value of the Centers concept and has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Seawall Development Company to replicate the Centers for Educational Excellence model across the country. Philadelphia, along with Washington, D.C. and New Orleans, is a TFA-identified growth area, and TFA has committed to being the lead commercial tenant in…

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Review: The History of Institutional Racism in U.S. Public Schools

  Susan DuFresne recently contacted me and asked for a review of her new book The History of Institutional Racism in U.S. Public Schools. I relayed that I have already committed to 9 manuscripts (6.5 are finished) this year plus I owe Teacher College Press a book prospectus. So I asked Theresa G. Reed, one of California State University Sacramento’s most talented

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Student advocate Alice A. Huffman honored by Sac State

Originally posted on Sac StatEdD:
Alice A. Huffman, a woman who has attained wide respect as a leader and advocate for the African American community, is the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Sacramento State and the California State University. She will be recognized during Spring Commencement ceremonies on May 18 at Golden 1 Center. Sacramento State…

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