Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: How States Are Privatizing Public Schools to Tech Companies During the Delta Variant Uptick

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: How States Are Privatizing Public Schools to Tech Companies During the Delta Variant Uptick It’s unconscionable that states and local school districts across the country have eliminated the... Read more »

Answer Sheet: Charter Schools Are Publicly Funded — But There’s Big Money in Selling Them

Answer Sheet: Charter Schools Are Publicly Funded — But There’s Big Money in Selling Them Back in March, I wrote about a report by a public education advocacy group, the Network for Public Education,... Read more »

School Finance 101: What Does Research Say About Charter–District School Spending Differences?

School Finance 101: What Does Research Say About Charter–District School Spending Differences? Many of us are frequently bombarded with claims that district schools have a huge revenue and spending advantage over charter... Read more »

Curmudgucation: PA: A Different Tax Credit Approach

Curmudgucation: PA: A Different Tax Credit Approach One of the great voucher-promotion dodges is the Tax Credit Scholarship. In this, I give a bunch of money to a “scholarship organization,” and they... Read more »

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Teaching Then and Now (Part 2)

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Teaching Then and Now (Part 2) In part 1, I laid out the rationale for a new book I am planning to write. In... Read more »

School Finance 101: Child Poverty and State School Finance Formulas

School Finance 101: Child Poverty and State School Finance Formulas There are days when I’m perplexed at how far we have NOT come in understanding (and conveying in policy circles) why we... Read more »

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Adult Organized Recess Isn’t Real Recess! How the Pandemic is Being Used to Privatize P.E. as Recess

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: Adult Organized Recess Isn’t Real Recess! How the Pandemic is Being Used to Privatize P.E. as Recess Children should own recess. Adults own P.E. It should be as... Read more »

Curmudgucation: Teaching Machines: Read This Book

Curmudgucation: Teaching Machines: Read This Book Over at Forbes.com today I’ve posted a responsible grown-up look at the new Audrey Watters book Teaching Machines. But here at the blog, I can just go ahead and... Read more »

Radical Eyes for Equity: Moving from “All Students Must” to “Each Student Deserves”

Radical Eyes for Equity: Moving from “All Students Must” to “Each Student Deserves” Since publishing my book, How to End the Reading War and Serve the Literacy Needs of All Students, that examines... Read more »

Teachers College Press: How Charter Schools Control Access and Shape Enrollment

Teachers College Press: How Charter Schools Control Access and Shape Enrollment What does “public” mean for a “public charter school”? The state charter school statutes that allow charter schools to exist invariably... Read more »