Comments April 27th-May 31st.

Build and Support

Jan Resseger: The importance of public schooling and what has to change. https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/04/29/24312/

https://fordhaminstitute.org/national/commentary/providing-teachers-quality-materials-theyre-trained-use-critical-schools?utm_source=Fordham+Institute+Newsletters+%26+Announcements&utm_campaign=113638f3fd-20200510-LateLateBell+A%2FB&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_5fa2df08a3-113638f3fd-71867561&mc_cid=113638f3fd&mc_eid=ebbe04a807

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/04/rethinking-accountability-for-education.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

The future of teaching and learning from an international perspective. http://ncee.org/2020/04/global-ed-talks-andreas-schleicher/

Massachusetts. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/27/massachusetts-the-challenges-of-reopening-schools/

Michigan settles literacy cast and  establishes a right to literacy as a federal precedent. https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/05/20/24689/

Oklahoma. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/27/holy-moley-oklahoma-science-standards-include-evolution-and-climate-change/

https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2020/05/25/schools-closed-for-five-years-the-prince-edward-county-story-part-1/ and https://larrycuban.wordpress.com/2020/05/28/schools-closed-for-five-years-the-prince-edward-county-story-part-2/

Charter, Voucher, and Privatization Issues

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/05/another-voucher-angle-child-safety.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/05/backpack-full-of-misdirection.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

https://garyrubinstein.wordpress.com/2020/05/02/98-success-academy-students-accepted-to-college/This is not 100% of the senior class as claimed but a fraction of the students who started out in that cohort.

Devos awards $180 billion of state Cares act money to virtual schools and private schools. https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/05/04/24400/

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/05/trump-teams-up-with-catholic-church-for.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

Boston. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/04/29/christine-langhoff-the-great-boston-school-heist/

California. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/03/california-charter-leaders-charged-with-breaking-securities-law-no-criminal-charges/

California https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/12/los-angeles-nightmare-vision-as-bain-and-company-arrive-to-help-the-schools/

Indiana. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/04/30/tom-ultican-who-paid-to-make-indianapolis-the-second-most-privatized-school-district-in-the-nation/

Michigan. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/07/nancy-bailey-how-betsy-devos-fostered-squalid-learning-conditions-in-detroit/

New Jersey. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/27/juan-gonzalez-the-struggle-to-save-a-public-school-in-new-brunswick-new-jersey-from-corporate-clutches/

New York. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/05/nightmare-vision-for-new-york-schools-post-pandemic/ and https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/07/daniel-katz-what-cuomo-really-said-about-reinventing-schools/  and https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/10/peter-greene-why-bill-gates-is-not-the-right-person-to-reimagine-education-in-new-york/ and https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/11/message-to-cuomo-remote-learning-is-a-stopgap-not-a-solution/ and “What’s with Cuomo and others advocating a shock doctrine to public schools? https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/05/18/24649/

North Carolina. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/19/north-carolina-civil-rights-challenge-charter-schools-racial-segregation/

Oakland. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/31/thomas-ultican-will-the-billionaires-buy-and-privatize-oakland-public-schools/

Ohio. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/27/mother-jones-the-incredible-but-true-story-of-ecot-ohios-virtual-disaster/

Ohio. The disparate effect of vouchers in Ohio. https://janresseger.wordpress.com/2020/05/15/24562/ and https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/30/stephen-dyer-vouchers-hurt-poor-kids/

Ohio. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/21/bill-phillis-ohio-supreme-court-strikes-down-local-control-of-schools/

Ohio. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/28/ohio-legislators-reject-the-vision-of-the-founding-fathers/

Tennessee. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/04/tennessee-details-about-the-ruling-against-vouchers/

Tennessee. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/20/tennessee-takes-devos-advice-to-give-federal-aid-to-private-schools/

Tennessee. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/29/nashville-school-board-rejected-five-charter-schools/

Texas. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/04/texas-parent-complains-to-state-superintendent-about-approval-of-unwanted-charter-school/

Texas. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/19/texas-faith-based-charter-school-hopes-to-open-in-dallas-area/

Washington, DC. https://dianeravitch.net/2020/05/19/valerie-jablow-why-is-d-c-giving-away-public-space-to-charters-in-shady-real-estate-deals/

“Reform” foibles

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/05/high-stakes-testing-is-huge-threat-to.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

Technology

http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/finding_common_ground/2020/04/6_reasons_students_arent_showing_up_for_virtual_learning.html?cmp=eml-enl-eu-news2&M=59562836&U=56558&UUID=963b3ee1b30e99b18f611b1fbc9d893e

https://citizentruth.org/the-future-of-k-12-schools-isnt-online-its-in-new-mexico/

The darker side of online learning. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/04/sunday-review/zoom-college-classroom.html?action=click&campaign_id=39&emc=edit_ty_20200505&instance_id=18231&module=Opinion&nl=opinion-today&pgtype=Homepage&regi_id=50191918&segment_id=26632&te=1&user_id=963b3ee1b30e99b18f611b1fbc9d893e

https://www.nationalreview.com/2020/05/education-remote-learning-effectiveness-depends-on-motivation-of-students/

https://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2020/05/my_online_learning_experience_as_a_student_is_not_so_good.html?cmp=eml-enl-cm-news2&M=59576199&U=56558&UUID=963b3ee1b30e99b18f611b1fbc9d893e

https://www.kqed.org/mindshift/55838/seven-distance-learning-priorities-to-consider-before-reopening-schools

http://curmudgucation.blogspot.com/2020/04/khan-academythis-is-better.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2FORjvzd+%28CURMUDGUCATION%29

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