Tag: vouchers and Islam

Choice nuggets: Islamophobia, a Jeb Bush endorsement and testing mania in Florida

Editor’s note: Today, we introduce a new feature (even if we’re not sure the name will last) – an occasional compilation of bite-sized nuggets about school choice and education reform that are worth noting but may not be worth a post by themselves. More anti-Muslim bigotry in school choice debates It’s nearly impossible[Read More…]

redefinED roundup: School choice expansion in Pennsylvania, charter school initiative in Washington and more

Pennsylvania: A budget deal expands the state’s existing tax credit scholarship program and creates a new one aimed at helping students in struggling schools. (Philadelphia Inquirer) Washington: Bill Gates chips in $1 million for a ballot initiative to bring charter schools to one of the last states without any. (Associated[Read More…]

redefinED blog stars: The problem with vouchers, with teacher tantrums, with Parents Across America and more

Editor’s note: Here’s our latest round-up of interesting stuff from other ed blogs. Rick Hess Straight Up: Self-Pitying Tantrums Are Poor Way for Educators to Win Friends, Influence People Fact 1: Teachers feel like they’re getting a bad rap in the public discourse. Fact 2: I’ve long since stopped reading the comments[Read More…]