Here's some reading for your long weekend. Remember to promote and share the voices that you think are important.
The Socio-Economic Divide on College Campuses Is Getting Wider-- Fast
One more trend that underlines growing inequity in the US.
Costs, Performance Fuel Charter Criticism
Turns out that cyber charters don't do a good job or save money.
The Magic School Bus in an Actual Public School
This is humor, and kind of fun, and kind of sad. Poor Ms Frizzle
San Diego Editor Continues Spurious Attacks
Thomas Ultican is tireless when it comes to continuing pushback against San Diego newspaper attacks on public ed.
What Really Makes No Excuses Charters
Another data-packed, amateur-comprehensible look at charters and the stories they tell, from Jersey Jazzman
The Troubling Trend To Collect Behavioral Data on All Children
Nancy bailey looks at more programs designed to track student behavioral data.
Education Can't Fix Poverty
Have You Heard podcast interview with historian Harvey Kantor about why we think schools can fix economic woes/
Voucher Champs Take Note
Mercedes Schneider takes a closer look at the Illinois voucher deal and points out that nobody yet knows how the bill will be paid
Educolor Collective Calls Educators To Confront White Supremacy
Including in their own schools and classrooms-- an important call to action for the beginning of the school year.
DeVos Education Roundtable
Betsy DeVos had an education round table. Guess who was-- and was not-- invited.
A Black Face in a White Space
A graduate talks about his four years as a black student at University of Pennsylvania. Plenty to think about here.