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The Fight to Bring Transparency to California’s Charter Schools | Alternet





The violent legacy of Chicago’s mass school closings | Parents Across America
The violent legacy of Chicago’s mass school closings | Parents Across America : The violent legacy of Chicago’s mass school closings By Julie Woestehoff, PAA interim executive director It has been more than 10 years since I and many of my former colleagues began warning Chicago that massive school closings would not improve education and would most likely lead to increased violence. It gives me n
Recess four times a day? Why some schools are now letting kids play an hour a day. - The Washington Post
Recess four times a day? Why some schools are now letting kids play an hour a day. - The Washington Post : Recess four times a day? Why some schools are now letting kids play an hour a day. (Photo of kids playing at recess supplied by LiiNK Project and used with permission) For years we’ve been hearing that many schools have cut back — or eliminated — recess for young children because academics a
Breaking News – CT Senate Republican Leader Fasano calls for appeal in CCJEF V. RELL Case - Wait What?
Breaking News – CT Senate Republican Leader Fasano calls for appeal in CCJEF V. RELL Case - Wait What? : Breaking News – CT Senate Republican Leader Fasano calls for appeal in CCJEF V. RELL Case In response to Governor Dannel Malloy’s unprecedented assault on public school students, parents, teachers and schools, Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano (R-North Haven) has been one of the most outspok
The "Big Bet" of a Funder That Hasn't Forgotten Traditional Public Schools - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy
The "Big Bet" of a Funder That Hasn't Forgotten Traditional Public Schools - Inside Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy : The "Big Bet" of a Funder That Hasn't Forgotten Traditional Public Schools f you're only half tuned in to the education philanthropy space, you might think that most funders could care less about traditional public schools as they rush to pump money into cha
AFT’s Weingarten on GAO ‘School Choice’ Report and Trump’s Voucher Scheme | American Federation of Teachers
AFT’s Weingarten on GAO ‘School Choice’ Report and Trump’s Voucher Scheme | American Federation of Teachers : AFT’s Weingarten on GAO ‘School Choice’ Report and Trump’s Voucher Scheme WASHINGTON —In response to the U.S. Government Accountability Office’s release of “ School Choice: Private School Choice Programs Are Growing and Can Complicate Providing Certain Federally Funded Services to Eligibl
The Oklahoman's criticism of school funding is unfair - NonDoc
The Oklahoman's criticism of school funding is unfair - NonDoc : The Oklahoman’s criticism of school funding is unfair S chool finance is complicated enough without The Oklahoman muddying the waters in an attempt to shift much of the blame for chronic underfunding of schools to the school systems themselves. That criticism of traditional public schools and other school reformers is like comparing
Charter Schools: Student population Video | NewsOK.com - Linkis.com
Charter Schools: Student population Video | NewsOK.com - Linkis.com : Charter Schools: Student population Published: September 9, 2016 John Thompson, a former teacher, talks about how charters take high poverty children, but don't have the kids experiencing trauma and generational poverty. Charter Schools: Student population Video | NewsOK.com - Linkis.com :
ECOT online school funding fight reaches court: ECOT says state rules are "unenforceable," state says ECOT is "absurd" | cleveland.com
ECOT online school funding fight reaches court: ECOT says state rules are "unenforceable," state says ECOT is "absurd" | cleveland.com : ECOT online school funding fight reaches court: ECOT says state rules are "unenforceable," state says ECOT is "absurd" COLUMBUS, Ohio - The state's fight over whether the giant ECOT online school deserves the $106 million
The U.S. Has Started Tracking Religious Discrimination In Schools | Huffington Post
The U.S. Has Started Tracking Religious Discrimination In Schools | Huffington Post : The U.S. Has Started Tracking Religious Discrimination In Schools It’s high time. The United States government is taking a big step to curb religious discrimination in schools. The U.S. Department of Education announced a series of initiatives this summer to address religious discrimination in public schools, in
In Perplexing Decision, Connecticut Judge Fails to Raise the Bar for Adequate School Funding | janresseger
In Perplexing Decision, Connecticut Judge Fails to Raise the Bar for Adequate School Funding | janresseger : In Perplexing Decision, Connecticut Judge Fails to Raise the Bar for Adequate School Funding Last week, Connecticut Judge Thomas G. Moukawsher found Connecticut’s system of education unconstitutional. Here is how Elizabeth Harris of the NY Times describes the decision in the eleven year ol
Massachusetts Ballot Question 2: The Union Money, and More | deutsch29
Massachusetts Ballot Question 2: The Union Money, and More | deutsch29 : Massachusetts Ballot Question 2: The Union Money, and More Save Our Public Schools - https://saveourpublicschoolsma.com/ On November 08, 2016, Massachusetts voters will be deciding whether or not to lift the cap on the number of charter schools in the state. The ballot measure, known as Question 2, would open the door for “u
California Charter School Scandals Shows the Movement Is a Vehicle for Fraud & Corruption
California Charter School Scandals Shows the Movement Is a Vehicle for Fraud & Corruption : The Charter School Movement Is a Vehicle for Fraud and Corruption As it is presently constituted. I may have mentioned , we have a red-hot ballot initiative up here in the Commonwealth (God Save It!) in which we are asked whether or not we want to lift the cap on the number of charter schools in the st
The Fight to Bring Transparency to California’s Charter Schools | Alternet
The Fight to Bring Transparency to California’s Charter Schools | Alternet : The Fight to Bring Transparency to California’s Charter Schools “Does Jerry Brown want his legacy to be the anti-democratic privatization of our public schools?” Aimee Roylance was thrilled when her son was accepted into Livermore Valley Charter School in 2010. The traditional public schools in their part of the Bay Area
U.S. GAO - School Choice: Private School Choice Programs Are Growing and Can Complicate Providing Certain Federally Funded Services to Eligible Students
U.S. GAO - School Choice: Private School Choice Programs Are Growing and Can Complicate Providing Certain Federally Funded Services to Eligible Students : Private School Choice Programs Are Growing and Can Complicate Providing Certain Federally Funded Services to Eligible Students Participation in voucher and education savings account (ESA) programs, which fund private school tuition and other ed
Students Who Play Do Better in School - The Atlantic
Students Who Play Do Better in School - The Atlantic : Students Who Play Do Better in School Google the definition of play and the first thing that pops up is this: “[To] engage in activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose.” Jack Shonkoff, the director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, finds that language supremely frustrating. “It
Parent awareness of California school finance accountability law abysmal | USC News
Parent awareness of California school finance accountability law abysmal | USC News : Parent awareness of California school finance accountability law abysmal More than half of the people surveyed by the PACE/USC Rossier poll — and nearly half of those with school-age kids — say they are unaware of the state’s Local Control Funding Formula rents are among the many Californians who say they have n
Turkey submits formal request for US to detain Fethullah Gulen - FT.com
Turkey submits formal request for US to detain Fethullah Gulen - FT.com : Turkey submits formal request for US to detain Fethullah Gulen Turkey asked Washington to detain Fethullah Gulen, a US-based cleric it blames for a failed coup in July, marking the first step in a legal battle to extradite Mr Gulen. The provisional arrest warrant was requested by Turkey’s Justice Ministry, said Anadolu, a s

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