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The Next NYC Schools Chancellor?

The Next NYC Schools Chancellor? Bill de Blasio said that the School Chancellor might be his most important pick: “I think by definition, education chancellor is one of the most crucial decisions to make, but that doesn’t mean it will be the next announcement. But it’s very much on our minds all the time. I […]

By John Russo | Educational Policy
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Ed Reform and School Choice

9-23-13 NEW DIANE RAVITCH BOOK Thoughts by Jared Gellert: There’s a new Diane Ravitch book coming out with some interesting arguments.  Her core thesis, according to her http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diane-ravitch/what-the-nyt-left-out_b_3913960.html?utm_hp_ref=@education123, is “the refutation of every claim of the privatization movement.”   The book argues that American education is actually improving with all time high test scores, high school […]

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05

Bennett Resignation Many Angles

8-5-13 The Bennett Resignation From Many Angles   Last week, Tony Bennett (not the singer) stepped down as the commissioner of Florida schools. He was also the former head of Indiana schools. He is accused of manipulating the school rating system in IN, in order to benefit a charter school. This is a complicated story […]

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