Daily Archives: May 6, 2019

Revealing Podcast About Success Academy — Part VII

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
The seventh, and final, part of Startup’s podcast series about Success Academy (available here) is titled ‘High School.’ The podcast describes the chaos in their first high school which eventually led to a…

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Revealing Podcast About Success Academy — Part VI

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Part 6 of Startup’s seven part podcast about Success Academy (available here) is titled ‘Fights.’ The first of the fights that it tells about is the fight for space to grow that Eva…

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Revealing Podcast About Success Academy — Part V

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Star Wars fans know that Episode 5 — The Empire Strikes Back, was the best of the Star Wars saga.  And of Beethoven’s nine symphonies, the most famous is surely his fifth.  Likewise,…

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Revealing Podcast About Success Academy — Part IV

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Part four of Startup’s seven part podcast about Success Academy (found here) is centered on the ‘Got To Go’ incident where a principal was found to have created a list of students he…

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Revealing Podcast About Success Academy — Part Three

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
So far, the first two episodes of StartUp’s podcast series about Success Academy has been completely one sided.  Fortunately, that begins to change in episode 3 (which can be found here). To education…

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Revealing Podcast About Success Academy — Part Two

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
In the first episode of Startup’s seven part podcast about Success academy, they presented the case that most schools in New York City are ‘bad’ and how Success Academy’s unique approach to education…

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Revealing Podcast About Success Academy — Part One

Originally posted on Gary Rubinstein's Blog:
Of all the charter school networks in the country, there is none that is more controversial or more secretive than Success Academy.  If ‘success’ is defined as high 3-8 state test scores, then…

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Today Is Dedicated to Gary Rubinstein’s Review of Success Academy Podcasts

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Teacher Appreciation Week begins today. How better to launch it than by devoting the day to Gary Rubinstein’s review of podcasts about Success Academy? Gary began his teaching career in TFA, but turned…

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Jeb Bush Finally Gets His Pet Voucher Program Passed (Again) in Florida

Originally posted on janresseger:
Jeb Bush has fallen out of the national headlines, but Florida continues to be dominated by his policies and those of the advocacy organization and so-called think tank he founded, ExcelinEd, formerly known as the Foundation…

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week by Watching and Sharing This Great Video by Stevie Van Zandt

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
? Teacher Appreciation Week begins on May 6! I was in Los Angeles for the historic teachers’ strike of 2019. I marched with Stevie Van Zandt, who is a member of the Rock…

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