Tag Archive | Education in the U.S.

Good read from my home state of Wisconsin

Jan 26, 2017 Lacrosse Tribune MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin school Superintendent Tony Evers is blasting a plan from a challenger that would make it possible for low-performing public schools to be converted into private charter or voucher schools. The idea comes from John Humphries, a former Dodgeville school administrator who is challenging Evers. His […]

via State Superintendent Tony Evers blasts challenger’s school takeover plan — Educate All Students: Larry Miller’s Blog

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Truly frightening what is about to happen to education in the U.S.

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: “Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning”: Eclectablog has posted a new item, ‘CHILLING: This is why we’ve been trying to warn the USA about Betsy DeVos – Destroying the wall between church & state’, at Eclectablog. You may view the latest post at http://www.eclectablog.com/2017/02/chilling-this-is-why-weve-been-trying-to-warn-the-usa-about-betsy-devos-destroying-the-wall-between-church-state.html Source: CHILLING: This is why we’ve…

via CHILLING: This is why we’ve been trying to warn the USA about Betsy DeVos – Destroying the wall between church & state | Eclectablog — David R. Taylor-Thoughts on Education

Carol Burris: Help Us Fight the Nomination of Betsy DeVos! — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Carol Burris sent an email to all members of the Network for Public Education with a list of ways that you can express your opposition to the nomination of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. She is uniquely unfit for the office, as she has no relevant experience, and she is on record in opposition […]

via Carol Burris: Help Us Fight the Nomination of Betsy DeVos! — Diane Ravitch’s blog