American Education has a long history of infatuation with fads and ill-considered ideas. The current obsession with making our schools work like a business may be the worst of them, for it threatens to destroy public education. Who will Stand up to the tycoons and politicians and tell them so? --Diane Ravitch
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The Plight of Education in our American Public School System—Part One

The Plight of Education in our American Public School System—Part One While tertiary education in America still holds a strong place in the world’s ranking of education, the United States ranks number 14th on the list in primary (1-8 grade) … Read More

We’re Speaking. . .but Nobody’s Listening

We’re Speaking. . .but Nobody’s Listening In May of 2015 a negligence lawsuit was filed against the Norman Public School District (Oklahoma) and its superintendent for violating the Constitutional rights of a student diagnosed with disabilities and special needs, leaving … Read More

The Persistence of Callous Leadership

Hartford Board of Education, Superintendent Dr. Beth Schiavino-Narvaez, Chair-Attorney Richard Wareing, Dr. Gislaine Ngounou and  The Persistence of Callous Leadership. Compassion, love, and heartfelt are not usually words associated with education, especially in most cities, but it should be. Instead, … Read More