Daily Archives: March 4, 2019

Beyond the Books: People who regulate charter schools also make millions off them

Originally posted on Mister Journalism: "Reading, Sharing, Discussing, Learning":
UTAH – “State Sen. Lincoln Fillmore (Dist. 10) is one of the foremost experts on charter schools in the state legislature. That makes sense given that he runs Charter…

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Virulent Destroy Public Education Movement Rampaging in Texas

Originally posted on tultican:
By T. Ultican 3/2/2019 Top leaders of the Texas Republican Party have joined with the Chamber of Commerce and other wealthy business groups to undermine democratic control of local schools. Eschewing long held conservative principles of…

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Ganey Arsement: About Louisiana’s State-Funded, $1,000 Teacher Raise

Originally posted on deutsch29:
The following Educate Louisiana article was published on February 28, 2019, by Louisiana special education teacher, public education advocate, and writer, Ganey Arsement. (In this reproduction, some links added and mild editing to photos/captions): Ganey Arsement…

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“No Excuses” Charter Chain Has a Reckoning with Its Harsh Disciplinary Policies

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The Achievement First charter chain is committed to re-examining the value and purpose of its harsh disciplinary policies after a white principal was videotaped shoving a black student, and a behavioral specialist resigned…

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