EdWeek: Think Twice Before Believing Governors’ Boasts

Education Week warns that voters should be wary of governors boasting about their success in education.

Jindal of Louisiana claims that his implementation of school choice increased graduation rates. But Alabama increased its grad rAte even more, without the same aggressive privatization. Funny that the governor of one of the nation s lowest perf morning states would offer it as a model.

Walker of Wisconsin says third grade reading scores went up because he busted the union. Not so fast, says EdWeek.

More from Diane Ravitch’s Education Blog

 

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