Daily Archives: August 12, 2016

How Success Academy Pulled the Wool Over Everyone’s Eyes to Get What They Wanted

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
If you recall, Eva Moskowitz was locked in a fierce battle with Mayor de Blasio and the City of New York over a pre-kindergarten program. The city said that the Success Academy charter…

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A Teacher Tells All About Life in a Joyless No-Excuses Charter School

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Julia Fisher taught English at the Achievement First Amistad High School in New Haven, Connecticut. She is now earning a Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. In this article, which appeared in the…

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The Day Donald Trump Was Principal-for-a-Day in a NYC Public School

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Many have wondered whether Donald Trump has ever set foot in a public school. He has said during the campaign that he LOVES, LOVES, LOVES” charter schools. In that sense, he is allied…

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