To make a long story quick, Dintersmith was not impressed with the summit. Diane Ravitch is the author of a new book The Death and Life of the Wonderful American School Program: How Testing and Decision are Undermining Education. Diane Ravitch is a professor of education at NY University and Assistant Secretary of Education in the Bush administration. Mr. Deeds I think that hub was a fair and balance over view of public and private education in America.
Right after remarks on testing in schools, President Obama has been challenged by many bloggers as opposing the really policies that his Education Department is placing into practice. Charter schools apparently are performing some great operate, but I am greatly concerned that the improvement in standard education not come from depriving public schools of funds, good teachers and union representation.
My background of growing up in the South Bronx I Have seen, and lived with this far more than these geniuses that did the above research. Private schools and Charter schools pull important education funding that inevitably will hurt public schools and give those who oppose public schools a lot more ammunition to fight against the public schools. Ms. Black’s resignation, which comes on the heels of the departures of many other higher-ranking education officials, was almost as surprising as her appointment.
Still, I consider that the root issue, and a single that need to be solved for any true education reform, is the residence life. With no a enormous adjust in the way that inner city dwellers view education it will by no means improve. Parents who want to emphasize education will do what ever it requires, and many times more than not it does not need a private school education. Ronald Reagan offered her the position of chairman of the federal Division of Education.
The worth of Anya Kamenetz’s new book, The Test,” lies in her capability to stay away from the soapbox style of also several books on education reform these days. There was no way the Obama administration was going to back away from CCSS, high stakes testing, teacher evaluations tied to test scores and all the other ed reforms they brought to fruition.