Daily Archives: August 31, 2022

Peter Greene: Why Can’t the “Reform Industry” Clean Up Their Failures? — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Peter Greene writes here about Michael Petrilli’s reflections on the evolution of the “reform” movement. Now that the “reform” movement has merged with Christian nationalists, book banners, Proud Boys, neo-fascists, and other vicious haters of democracy, public schools, and academic … Continue reading

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Will Texas Allow Schools to Post “In God We Trust” in Arabic? — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Texas passed a law requiring schools to post signs saying “In God We Trust” in schools. A prankster in Florida is raising money to donate these signs to Texas schools/-but in Arabic. Will these signs be allowed? As he rode … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education Invites Astroturf “Parent” Groups to Join Advisory Council — Diane Ravitch’s blog

Maurice Cunningham, a retired professor of political science at the University of Massachusetts, is a specialist on the subject of Dark Money. That’s money given to a group or campaign where the donor’s name is hidden. His most recent book … Continue reading

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