Category Archives: Charter Schools

Reign of Error: Diane Ravitch vs. Bill Gates

image courtesy of Dear Bill and Melinda, Our hopes were dashed when you ignored our invitation to attend Diane Ravitch’s Reign of Error Book Tour in Seattle tonight.  Your silence and your continued lack of response to any one … Continue reading

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This is my last day – Ron Maggiano

Dear Bill and Melinda, I have quit teaching because I can no longer cooperate with the standardized testing regime that is destroying creativity and innovation in our schools. Today was my last day. Here is my story: Award-winning Virginia teacher: … Continue reading

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#whataboutthem? asks @EduShyster

Dear Bill and Melinda, One of our favorite fellow teacher bloggers tweeted this great question: @EduShyster: Thousands of students get pushed out of charter schools every year. #whataboutthem Yes, what about them?

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