I have been taking a break from blogging for the past month, but wanted to share this article on the experience of a school board member with charter schools in Nashville, Tennessee:
This opinion piece in the Sacramento Bee was also highlighted in Diane Ravitch’s blog:
Diane Ravitch has posted a statement from a losing candidate’s chief of staff. The article and discussion that follows it are interesting additions to the charter schools debate.
This was apparently the most expensive school board district election in U.S. history.
Thus begins a big new experiment in the privatization of public education. Will it be more successful than Detroit?!?
Is play being banished from the lives of 3 year-olds?
The idea that one need not learn what can be looked up on Google (or Siri, etc.) can cause irreparable harm to children.
Catching up on important local school news, the college admission race, and Betsy DeVos.