Lois Weiner's blog
|Lois Weiner January 31, 2011|
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So what explains this hysteria, and it is a hysteria, about bad teachers?
|Lois Weiner August 10, 2010|
|Lois Weiner August 1, 2010|
|Lois Weiner April 25, 2010|
How can we make neoliberalism’s project to destroy public education, captured in the Obama/Duncan “Race to the Top” proposal, more understandable? The subject is complex, but bloggers in the US are taking up the challenge, as we see in Susan Ohanian's excellent report on my work. (Thanks to all who have picked up the debate with Ravitch.)
|Lois Weiner April 11, 2010|
The publicity for Ravitch's book has certainly put her incisive critique of the reforms (privatizing education; using standardized tests to measure everything; looking to "choice" and charter schools drive improvement) in the news.
|Lois Weiner March 24, 2010|
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|Lois Weiner February 26, 2010|
“Unions are killing the economy” says Henry Blodget at the Business Insider. He gleefully applauds the firing of every teacher in a Rhode Island school for their arrogance. How dare workers, teachers especially, think they have a voice in their working conditions or salaries? How uppity of teachers to sneer at the bosses’ absolutist control of the workplace. Let’s recall that Henry Blodget was indicated for insider trading.