Wednesday, January 2, 2013

EDjango Unchained: The Coming Revolt against ‘No Excuses’ Schools Coalition for Public Education/Coalición por la Educación Pública

Coalition for Public Education/Coalición por la Educación Pública:

EDjango Unchained: The Coming Revolt against ‘No Excuses’ Schools

     
An elementary student at a ‘no-excuses’ charter school in Memphis.

<<With a few notable exceptions this is largely a movement driven by white people—from the young teachers who staff the schools, to the advocates who serve as flacks, to the funders who underwrite their expansion, to the edupreneurs who now seek to “scale up” and “leverage” the schools’ success and earn a hefty return in the process.>> 

 January 2, 2013-- http://edushyster.com/?p=1700#more-1700

For tens of thousands of black and brown students who attend what are billed as “college-prep” academies, today’s return to school begins as always: in straight, silent lines. For these students, more and more of them in our cities every day, school is now synonymous with control. While the specific systems of rewards and 

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