Sarah Blaine: How Can We Stop Arne’s Zany Plan to Grade Ed School by the Scores of Students of Their Graduates?

Diane Ravitch's blog

Sarah Blaine, a lawyer who wrote the earlier post explaining the absurdity of Arne Duncan’s plan to grade colleges of education in relation to the test scores of the students taught by their graduates, here responds to a question about the possibility of litigation. By the way, if you want to comment on Arne’s plan, here is where you write: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/12/03/2014-28218/teacher-preparation-issues

Sarah Blaine writes:

There’s a lot to be said for impact litigation, and if someone offered me the opportunity for employment working on meaningful anti-reform education-related impact litigation, I’d be the first to say yes. Education Law Center in NJ, for instance, has done great work over the years, but they’re one tiny organization (and they haven’t offered me a job). And funding is a huge issue here — impact litigation isn’t cheap, and while I do my blogging for free, I do need to earn a living from my…

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