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Entries by Gerald Bracey from 09/2009

Nine Myths About Public Schools

| Posted 09.25.2009 | Politics

The schools were to blame for letting the Russians get into space first: Granddaddy of all slanders and a great illustration of the absolute nuttiness with which people talk about education.

'Leaders and Laggards' Vanishes, a Good Development

| Posted 09.30.2009 | Politics

Two and a half years ago, The U. S. Chamber of Commerce and The Center for American Progress released a report on the condition of education in the U. S. It was the typical scare tactic, the educational form of 'Death Panels.'

The Washington Post--Union Buster?

| Posted 09.30.2009 | Media

Is a new study favoring charter schools remarkable? Are the results on charter schools in? The short answers are "no" and "no."