Daily Archives: August 23, 2018

Florida: State Appeals Decision to Knock Amendment 8 Off the November Ballot

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The state of Florida moved quickly to appeal the judicial decision to knock Amendment 8 off the November ballot. The decision will be rendered by the state’s Supreme Court. The Florida League of…

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Bill Phillis: Those Poor, Poor, and Very Few Bad For-Profit Charters in Ohio

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bill Phillis, retired for many years as deputy state superintendent of education in Ohio and now the state’s most outspoken critic of charter fraud, writes on his blog about the Thomas B. Fordham…

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Why Full Service, Wraparound Community Schools?

Originally posted on janresseger:
I once had the extraordinary experience of visiting a full-service, wraparound Community School. The school was in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan and part of a network of public schools operating in partnership with the…

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Leonie Haimson: Eva Moskowitz School Pushes Out Special Ed Class

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Leonie Haimson reports that Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academy Charter School chain eliminated a classfor students with disabilities. https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2018/08/success-academy-eliminating-one-fourth.html?m=1 “In June, I was contacted by two parents whose fifth-grade special needs children were in…

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