Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 9 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News    H2'ed 7/24/21

The Deceptive Language of School Choice; Diane Ravitch

Quicklink Submitted By   3 comments, 13 series
Become a Premium Member Would you like to know how many people have read this article? Or how reputable the author is? Simply sign up for a Advocate premium membership and you'll automatically see this data on every article. Plus a lot more, too.
Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

Forbes just published this: “School Choice Keeps Winning.” But evidence indicates that school choice is actually failing children, the article uses the term"winning'  to celebrate the expansion of choice programs in many GOP-led states.“Success” for school choice means expansion of charters & vouchers, not better education for students. Funding from the state has continued to dwindle. The burden on local school districts has continued to increase; 30 years ago, the school choice movement boasted that charters & vouchers would “save poor children from failing public schools, ” & that that private schools outperform public schools. Now we know that school choice does not produce academic improvement for students; that many pick their students and discriminate against the children they don’t want. I n 2021, we believe these concerns regarding public school funding are  still relevant.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At dianeravitch.net

 

Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

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...)
 

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.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Other Series: View All 479 Articles in "FRAUD & Mendacity."

Other Series: View All 165 Articles in "Meddling Through Disinformation: Weaponizing LIES"

Other Series: View All 495 Articles in "PRIVITIZATION."

Other Series: View All 1067 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"

Other Series: View All 879 Articles in "Shameful"

Other Series: View All 156 Articles in "social issue of this century"

Other Series: View All 103 Articles in "Transformational era of information"

Other Series: View All 314 Articles in "UTTER CONTEMPT"

Other Series: View All 233 Articles in "War on teachers and the profession"

Other Series: View All 654 Articles in "wrecking Ball"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: