Daily Archives: May 8, 2016

North Carolina: Attorney General Sues Charter Operator for Fraud

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
North Carolina  Attorney General Roy Cooper sued a charter operator who got $666,000 from the state to open a charter that closed after being open for only 10 days. ? “Attorney General Roy…

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Mike Klonsky: Rich Kids Don’t Need Grit

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Mike Klonsky in Chicago checked out the schools where Mayor Emanuel and CPS CEO Forrest Claypool send their children.? Klonsky writes: “I checked. No, there’s no “Grit” curriculum being taught at the University…

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Detroit: Can Two Teachers Raise $500,000 by Selling Lemonade?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Two teachers plan to raise money to pay for a fiscal audit of Detroit public schools, which the legislature refuses to pay for. We often hear legislators call for school accountability. Who will…

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