Tag Archives: Education Reform

From the ABC’s of Privatizing Public Education: A Is for ALEC, I is for iPad…and P Is for Profits

By Elaine Magliaro (NOTE: This article was originally posted at Res Ipsa Loquitor on July 28, 2013.) According to Cashing in on Kids: 139 ALEC Bills in 2013 Promote a Private, For-Profit Education Model, a special report published by the … Continue reading

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Should the High Teacher Turnover Rate in Charter Schools Be a Cause for Concern?

By Elaine Magliaro (NOTE: This article was originally posted at Res Ipsa Loquitor on September 7, 2013) In a recent New York Times article titled At Charter Schools, Short Careers by Choice, Mitoko Rich wrote of how charter schools seem … Continue reading

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Former New York Times Columnist Bob Herbert on How Millionaire and Billionaire School Reformers Are Ruining Public Education in the United States

By Elaine Magliaro Last week, I wrote a post about Bob Herbert and his new book titled Losing Our Way: An Intimate Portrait of a Troubled America. Herbert, who was a columnist for the New York Times for eighteen years, … Continue reading

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