Are School Ratings Meaningful?

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Dasgupta, Sunil. "Are School Ratings Meaningful?" Interview with Ruth Wattenberg. I Hate Politics Podcast. Dec 02, 2022.


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With Washington DC’s education leadership working to revise the city government’s School Report Card, Sunil Dasgupta talks with DC Board of Education member Ruth Wattenberg who has been fighting a long battle against test score-driven school evaluations. As the conversation dug deeper, Wattenberg opened up about charter schools, private foundation money, and mayoral control of DC’s public schools. Music from Silver Spring’s own power pop band, The Airport 77s. Local area nonprofits tell their stories and pitch for your support: Miriam’s Kitchen UpCounty Prevention Network Last week’s community organizations Woman to Woman Mentoring The Civic Circle Linus Project Montgomery County Chapter Action Committee for Transit Urban Adventure Squad The Senior Connection of Montgomery County