Frederick Douglass

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will. Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them..." Frederick Douglass

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Diane Ravitch On Charter Schools

Diane Ravitch is a controversial figure in the world of education. Frankly, I don't know much about her, nothing more than a Google search reveals, but her article linked below I thought was quite good and in keeping with much of what I've been learning lately. Nevertheless, this post is not an endorsement of her necessarily, just of the article. No attempt is here made to give a balanced view of her or her life's work.

Below her article is one written about her by a radical teacher in Rhode Island. Not everyone on the left shares his cheery view.