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Who Demoralized the Nation’s Teachers? Readers Respond

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Last week, I posted my thoughts on “Who Demoralized the Nation’s Teachers?” I sought to identify the people and organizations that spread the lie that...
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Who Demoralized the Nation’s Teachers?

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Who is responsible for the widespread teaching exodus? Who demoralized America’s teachers, the professionals who work tirelessly for low wages in oftentimes poor working conditions?...
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Nancy Bailey: An Overview of the War Against the Teaching Profession

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Nancy Bailey has assembled a devastating review of a three-decades long effort to destroy the teaching profession and replace it with models derived from the...
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The Failure of the Obama-Duncan “School Improvement Grants” and Its Lessons for Today

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A while back, I read a vitriolic article in a rightwing publication that expressed contempt for the public schools and congratulated Betsy DeVos for trying...
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Andrea Gabor: How Big Philanthropy Captured Media Coverage of Their Education Investments

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Andrea Gabor is the Bloomberg Professor of Business Journalism at Baruch College, which is part of the City University of New York. Gabor has written...