Daily Archives: August 26, 2022

Dahlia Lithwick: The Long-Term Goal of the Anti-Abortion Movement — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Dahlia Lithwick, writing in Slate, makes three important points about the ongoing controversy over abortion and the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade. The anti-abortion movement is not satisfied because they want more than a decision that allows some … Continue reading

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Arizona: Senate Candidate Blake Masters Covers Up His 100% Opposition to Abortion — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Blake Masters is the Republican candidate opposing incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Kelly in Arizona. Masters is closely allied with misogynistic billionaire Peter Thiel. On his campaign website, he declared that was completely opposed to abortion at any stage of pregnancy, … Continue reading

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New PDK Poll: Esteem of Public Schools Rises But Most Parents Don’t Want Their Children to Become Teachers — Diane Ravitch’s blog

The latest Phi Delta Kappa poll about education was released, and it shows the damage that so-called reformers have done to the teaching profession. On the one hand, public esteem for public schools is high. But most parents do not … Continue reading

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Nancy Flanagan: How to Make More Teachers — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Nancy Flanagan is a retired educator who taugh in the schools of Michigan for many years. Her post was reprinted by the Network for Public Education. She writes: We need more teachers. Good teachers. Well-trained and seasoned teachers. Teachers who … Continue reading

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Cartoons about Schools and Covid (2020-2022) — Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice

Fear of Covid-19 and its various mutating viruses continue to shape what happens in schools as we enter a new school year. Most, but not all districts, have dropped mask mandates. The sudden move to remote instruction and reliance on … Continue reading

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