Daily Archives: April 16, 2019

Phoenix: BASIS Charter School Teacher Humiliates Black Student

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? A teacher at a BASIS charter school shamed a black student by teaching a lesson about the civil rights movement by inviting the class to isolate him. BASIS is known for its…

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Ohio: LeBron James’ School Demonstrates that Money and Kindness Matter

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? LeBron James’ new public school in Akron, Ohio, but it’s already showing remarkable progress by the only metric the public understands: test scores. Readers of this blog understand the deficiencies of standardized…

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MetWest Internships (Part 6)

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Louisiana’s Apex Collegiate Charter School to Close; Website Still Encourages Enrollment

Originally posted on deutsch29:
On April 10, 2019, Apex Collegiate Academy charter school CEO Eric Lewis told parents that the school would close at the end of the 2018-19 school year. Located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Apex Collegiate is one…

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Why Does Betsy DeVos Tolerate Fraud in the Charter Sector?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? That is an easy question. Betsy DeVos believes that parents can choose really dreadful ”schools,” where their children won’t learn anything about the modern world and it’s okay. But Betsy’s not a…

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