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    Private School Parent Calls For Defunding Of Private Schools

    Even by Hechinger Report standards, this week’s piece by Andre Perry (the site’s lone opinion columnist) is a particularly vile example of Ravitchian misinformation. Titled “Defund the private schools“, Perry makes a meandering, pandering case to eschew vouchers, close charters, and reinvest in school districts which largely assign students based on zip code; in other […] More

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    When Is It OK To Call Someone An ‘Uncle Tom’?

    Beneath the surface of anti-reform, business as usual public education politics resides a barely disguised disdain for folks of color. While touting the best interests of communities of color on one hand, figureheads of the Edu-Blob Establishment use the other to denigrate and attack individuals of color who refuse to mutely take marching orders. This […] More

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    Millionaire Complains About Billionaires

    This is re-posted, with permission, from Project Forever Free. Ned Stanley works on National Communications, National Voices, and Media Relations for @FiftyCAN. Education historian turned anti-reform flamethrower Diane Ravitch is just out with a new book, Slaying Goliath, and the review by Annie Murphy Paul in the New York Times was hardly glowing. Some have […] More