Power of Story Send a Tweet        

Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter 1 Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   1 comment
Best Web OpEds

Betsy DeVos Opens Up ESSA Pilot Allowing Federal Money to Follow Students - Politics K-12 - Education Week

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) ; ; ; , Add Tags  (less...)  

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 2/6/18

Author 40790
Become a Fan
  (20 fans)
From pixabay.com: Free photo: Choice, Select, Decide, Decision - Free Image on
Free photo: Choice, Select, Decide, Decision - Free Image on ...960 -- 504 - 148k - jpg
(Image by pixabay.com)
  Permission   Details   DMCA
Diane Ravitch   Diane Ravitch says: 'You have to hand it to Betsy DeVos. She never gives up on a bad idea, no matter what the evidence shows. With clear findings that vouchers don’t produce better results, with increasing numbers of charter frauds, and declining enthusiasm for charter schools, she does not waver in her commitment to destroy public education. Adopting a weighted student funding formula could make it easier for districts to operate school choice programs, since money would be tied to individual students thus taxpayer money  could  follow them to charter or virtual public schools. Importantly, though, districts that opt to participate in the pilot don't necessarily have to use it to further school choice....Choice that busts up the public schools does not help children. Itcadvances the long term goals of libertarian zealots like the DeVos family and the Koch brothers.'
Read the rest of the story HERE:

At blogs.edweek.org

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon Share Author on Social Media   Go To Commenting

The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -