The narrative of crisis in public education, according to Diane Ravitch, has one problem: It’s dead wrong. In her new book, Reign of Error, Ravitch emphatically refutes the reformer thesis.
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Struggling school districts often bring in hotshot superintendents to save the day. But is star power what schools really need?
For opponents of Mexico’s sweeping new education reforms, the Mexican education system is clumsily following the path to privatized education and standardized testing first blazed by Texas.
State Rep. Mike Villarreal (D-San Antonio) wants the state to give parents to get more information about federally funded tutors. He tried to sell his idea to the House Public Education Committee on Tuesday.
Edy Chamness and the Facebook group she started last year, occupy the radical fringe in a broad revolt against Texas’ testing regimen.