A MUST READ for anyone in public education, honestly, read it NOW. Then print it and share it. Just as with the Bush administration, with the Obama administration and any education initiatives -- FOLLOW THE MONEY. I've been suspicious of the Common Core Standards all along and cannot embrace them. I am sickened by this.

Deborah Meier and Diane Ravitch have found themselves at odds on policy over the years, but they share a passion for improving schools. Bridging Differences will offer their insights on what matters most in education.

interesting read about a school board member who failed the state's standardized test.

When an adult took standardized tests forced on kids

People opposed to the current school reform movement based on standardized testing and choice often refer to it as “corporate school reform.

Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch has the chops to provide some amazing perspective on education reform: what's working, what needs work, and what should never have been implemented to begin with.

Reign of Error, by Diane Ravitch. If education reform and the anti-Common Core movement confuse you, this book will provide you with a good foundation for understanding what all the fuss is about.

Why You Need to Know Diane Ravitch

Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools/Diane Ravitch

If You Teach or Write 5-Paragraph Essays–Stop It! | The White Rhino: A Chicago Latino English Teacher

Essay on reforms in school education Examines California's state education accountability reform and comprehensive reform to improve teacher and principal talent in high-poverty, low-performing schools.

Article by Diane Ravitch about 19th Century Skills, this article that I have used in class, reminded me of the Rigor Redefined article.

Article by Diane Ravitch about Century Skills, this article that I have used in class, reminded me of the Rigor Redefined article.

The charter school mistake

The charter school mistake

'Reforming' schools by giving tax money to corporations is a distraction from the system's real problems — poverty and racial segregation.

Charter Schools' Role in Strengthening Public Education. Great argument FOR Charter Schools

Bridging Differences: Discussion of what matters most for today's students, educators, and policymakers

Diane Ravitch, the education historian who has become the leader of a national movement opposing corporate-inspired school reform, has formed an advocacy group as a counter to Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirst and like-minded organizations that are pushing standardized test-based and other changes in education policy.    The Network for Public Education will connect organizations  focused on fighting school closings, high-stakes standardized testing and other reforms ....

Ravitch forms advocacy group to counter Rhee and other school reformers

Diane Ravitch explains why she she has formed a new advocacy group to fight corporate-based school reform and organizations -- like Michelle Rhee's -- that support it.

Crucial Conversation with Diane Ravitch

Featuring America's leading spokesperson for public education, Diane Ravitch. Co-sponsored by the North Carolina Justice Center's Education & Law Project and.

Diane Ravitch

Diane Ravitch

5 Risks Posed by the Increasing Misuse of Technology in Schools By Diane Ravitch     Dec 29, 2017

5 Risks Posed by the Increasing Misuse of Technology in Schools

5 Risks Posed by the Increasing Misuse of Technology in Schools By Diane Ravitch Dec 29, 2017

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