Daily Archives: August 30, 2020

Texas: IDEA Corporate Charter Chain Plans Massive Expansion

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The IDEA charter chain hopes to double its enrollment in Texas. This is the free-spending chain that planned to lease a private jet for $2 million a year but backed off after bad…

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Betsy DeVos: Still Hoping to Divert CARES Act $$ to Private Schools

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
US ed sec Betsy DeVos’ first love is private school choice, and her second love is trying to slice off funding intendend for public education in favor of her first love. Keep…

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Derek Black: Betsy DeVos and the Theft of CARES Funding

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
In this article in the New York Daily News, constitutional lawyer Derek Black explains how Betsy DeVos used her authority as Secretary of Educatiin to send federal dollars intended for public schools to…

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