School board elections in Douglas Co., Colo., were contentious and expensive. Voucher candidates were defeated.
Md.’s gov. wouldn’t sign off on the state board’s school accountability plan, but his objections were based on the use of standardized tests.
US Ed Sec’y Betsy DeVos said for too many kids, school is just a “mundane malaise” that hasn’t been updated in at least 2 generations. Agree?
A compromise was reached in the IL school funding fiasco, but one provision, a voucher program, troubles some educators and politicians.
US Ed. Sec’y Betsy DeVos was invited to speak at the U. of Balto., and students protested that invitation with a walkout and a rally yesterday.
The US and the educational community are in a bitter struggle to decimate the public schools by turning them into profit-generating machines.
Donald Trump has proposed a federal budget that will drastically cut scientific research, education, and environmental protection.
A new Japanese animé film reminds me of the whole voucher-privatization debate for public schools: an identity crisis.
The state of IL, even after 22 months of impasse, still has no budget, and schools, struggling to make ends meet, drop services.
Vouchers, which send public money to private schools, are in for a battle, and some news commentators say a battle line has been drawn.