Daily Archives: August 17, 2022

David Berliner: The Dangerous, Treasonous Attack on Certified Teachers — Diane Ravitch’s blog

David Berliner is one of the most accomplished education scholars in the nation. A list of his accomplishments would fill a couple of pages so I will say only that the Regius Professor Emeritus at Arizona State University. Berliner shared … Continue reading

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Texas: Dramatic Increase in Number of Teachers Thinking of Quitting Their Profession — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Like many other states, Texas is facing a dramatic shortage of teachers. Teachers are fed up by low pay, poor working conditions, and the disrespect heaped on them by hare-brained politicians like Governor Gregg Abbott and Lt. Governor Dan Patrick. … Continue reading

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Heather Cox Richardson: The Assault on Our Democracy Continues — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Historian Heather Cox Richardson pulls together the latest news about the continuing assault on our democracy. When the news first broke about the FBI call on Mar-A-Lago in search of sensitive documents, Republicans responded with rage, calling the FBI a … Continue reading

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Florida Teacher: I Will Ignore DeSantis’ Gag Laws — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Beth L. Matters on is a college professor in Florida. She describes how she will respond to DeSantis’ censorship laws: She will ignore them. She writes: In a couple of weeks, I’ll walk back into my college classroom and continue … Continue reading

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