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Privatizing Education

Bored-o-Ed: An Educator's Plan for Making the NYC Public Schools Work

Michele Somerville | Posted 11.23.2013 | New York
Michele Somerville

If I could change one thing alone, I would change this: Currently New York City Public School students have physical education twice a week.

Charles Blow Is Wrong About the Common Core

Diane Ravitch | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

Charles Blow is one of the columnists in the New York Times that I usually count on to challenge the conventional wisdom and to speak up for the powerless. Sadly, in his latest column, he parrots the conventional wisdom and voices the opinions of the elites.

Chris Christie Announces Plan To Privatize New Jersey Public Schools

Posted 08.11.2011 | Education

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced a pilot program on Thursday that would allow private companies to run public schoo...

Vouchers Are a Scam

Steve Nelson | Posted 07.12.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

Ms. Rhee's missive intentionally avoids some very glaring problems, leading one to suspect her motivation and the motivation of other conservatives who press for vouchers and school choice.