The billionaires and oligarchs behind the public education reform movement are All frauds, liars, and corrupt. I say, OFF with their heads? Where are the guillotines that were used in the French revolution stored?
Stolen from Valerie Jablow:
[Ed. Note: As DC’s office of the state superintendent of education (OSSE)seeks a waiverof PARCC testing again (recall that OSSE waived PARCC last school year due to the pandemic) and the DC auditor just released abombshell reportof poor stewardship of DC’s education data, it is time to revisit how standardized test data, teacher evaluations, and harsh school penalties were united by ed reformers in DCPS under mayoral control. This first-hand account of what went down in DCPS, the first of two parts by semi-retired educator Richard P. Phelps,appearedin Nonpartisan Education Review in September 2020 and is reprinted here with permission. The author thanks DC budget expert Mary Levy and retired DCPS teacher Erich Martel for their helpful comments in the research of this…
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