Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Hero Teachers of Newtown « Diane Ravitch's blog

The Hero Teachers of Newtown « Diane Ravitch's blog

From esteemed education researcher Diane Ravitch, on the Newtown shooting, regarding the recent anti-union initiative from Connecticut governor Dan Malloy.
"Let us hope Governor Malloy learned something these past few days about the role of public schools in their communities."
For many educators, it's far more than a 9-month, 7-hour day. But the politicians are the experts on what ails schools, and how to solve the dilemmas.