Daily Archives: February 21, 2020

Andrea Gabor: Betsy DeVos’s Voucher Obsession Could Boomerang on Republicans

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Veteran journalist Andrea Gabor explains that Betsy DeVos got the Trump administration to commit fully behind her voucher obsession, rolling some 29 or 30 programs into a block grant, including the toxic federal…

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Don’t Extend Kids’ School Day; Shorten Parents’ Work Week

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
? It’s rough being the parent of an American school student. ? You often leave for work before your kids have even made it to school yet – and you get home long after they’ve returned.…

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After Years of Failed Initiatives, Gates Foundation Keeps on Trying to Fix the Schools

Originally posted on janresseger:
You might imagine that Bill and Melinda Gates, with all their money, a large staff, and access to research would have developed a more nuanced and helpful strategy for school reform.  But you’d be wrong.  In…

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