Daily Archives: October 1, 2018

Trump Policy: “Kids Don’t Count”

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In what must be the lowest blow yet in its efforts to downgrade the EPA, the Trump administration removed the head of the Office of Children’s Health at the Environmental Protection Agency, thus…

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How Charter School Chains Make a Profit

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In this post, journalist Stephen Rosenfeld explains how charter operates make a profit. He has only scratched the surface. Some make profits through clever real estate deals, where they buy or lease a…

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Register Now for the NPE Conference in Indiana! October 20-21

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Meet your friends and allies from across the country at the Network for Public Education fifth annual conference in Indianapolis on October 20-21. There is an all-star cast of speakers and panels. Join…

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California: Antioch Unified School District Approves Two Charters, Gives Up $25 Million for Its Own Public Schools

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The school board of Antioch Unified School District in California had an extended discussion about whether to approve two new charter schools. The discussion was often heated. The district made the decision knowing…

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A Texas Sized Destroy Public Education IDEA

Originally posted on tultican:
First it was KIPP, then it was YES Prep and now IDEA has become the point of the destroy public education (DPE) spear in Texas. KIPP flourished because GAP founders Don and Doris Fisher gave them…

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