In New York, it's charter school operators versus Bill de Blasio, and the corporate powers that be are not happy about it.
Four principals in Newark have been punished for speaking against a years-long campaign to starve, then close their schools.
In an unusual move, AFT President Randi Weingarten and Diane Ravitch have written a letter appealing to Arne Duncan to intervene in the ongoing effort to de-fund Philadephia schools to build a prison.
A parent who's an attorney cross-examines Penny Pritzker, billionaire member of the Chicago Board of Education. (She was Obama's finance chair.) Via Diane Ravitch, former Bush education official: Farmer is a trial lawyer. He describes how he
The elites' plans are in place to close 40 schools, break the teacher and janitorial unions, and put the education of the City of Philadelphia's children up for bid. It just makes me sick. I knew it was coming (when you see the Democratic
If your life was changed because of one great teacher, raise your hand. Mine was changed by about five great teachers. I write today because I had an English teacher who expected the very best I could give when I was 17 years old. Mr. Johnson
Rick Santorum's performance in Wednesday's debate was not his best. Perhaps the pressure of being criticized by news outlets including his own Fox News is getting to him. Or maybe he was tired. Or maybe he has been made to accept the fact that
It's really interesting that so little in-depth attention is given by the corporate media to the many, many problems with privatizing our school systems. It's especially interesting that Diane Ravitch is so widely ignored, considering her former