Diane Ravitch’s Blog: Carol Burris: How Charter Schools Cashed in on the Paycheck Protection Program

Diane Ravitch’s Blog: Carol Burris: How Charter Schools Cashed in on the Paycheck Protection Program Dr. Carol Burris is the executive director of the Network for Public Education, a nonpartisan nonprofit organization... Read more »

Curmudgucation: No, There Really Doesn’t Need to be a Big Spring Test in 2021

Curmudgucation: No, There Really Doesn’t Need to be a Big Spring Test in 2021 Many folks fear that schools will not trot out the Big Standardized Tests this spring, that neither the... Read more »

Truthout: DeVos Is on Her Way Out, But Public Education Is Still Very Much Under Attack

Truthout: DeVos Is on Her Way Out, But Public Education Is Still Very Much Under Attack When a Biden victory in the 2020 presidential election became certain, supporters of public education gleefully took... Read more »

Radical Eyes for Equity: Writing as an Academic and Scholar

Radical Eyes for Equity: Writing as an Academic and Scholar My transition to being an academic and scholar occurred in the mid-1990s after I had been a public school English teacher for... Read more »

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: How Has School Privatization Contributed to Mental Illness in Students Before and During Covid-19?

Nancy Bailey’s Education Website: How Has School Privatization Contributed to Mental Illness in Students Before and During Covid-19? Mental illness in children existed before Covid-19. How many students are struggling with it... Read more »

Curmudgucation: School Marketing Is a Thing — But Not a Good One

Curmudgucation: School Marketing Is a Thing — But Not a Good One When school choice advocates tout their vision for the future, it has tended to be a picture of parents soberly... Read more »

Diane Ravitch’s Blog: To Test or Not to Test, That Is the Question

Diane Ravitch’s Blog: To Test or Not to Test, That Is the Question Everyone seems to have an opinion about whether the mandated federal tests should be administered this spring. When the... Read more »

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Schools and the Economy–Not Yet a Faddish Idea

Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice: Schools and the Economy–Not Yet a Faddish Idea Fashions in ideas, like clothes, change with the times. But when they are in fashion, they... Read more »

Janresseger: Nobody Should Be Wasting Time Worrying About When to Administer Standardized Tests

Janresseger: Nobody Should Be Wasting Time Worrying About When to Administer Standardized Tests Parents, children, teachers, principals, and school superintendents are living through a time of unknowns. COVID-19 is raging across the... Read more »

Ed in the Apple: Education in a Biden Presidency in a Deeply Divided Nation: What Can We Expect?

Ed in the Apple: Education in a Biden Presidency in a Deeply Divided Nation: What Can We Expect? On November 2nd, the day before Election Day pollsters and talking heads were predicting... Read more »