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A Cog in the Wheel of Charters in Connecticut

Finally, a modicum of sanity in the insane asylum of education deform has emerged in Connecticut over turnaround schools. It appears Senate Democrats did their homework and stopped drinking the ALEC Kool-Aid. Instead, they are proposing charter schools should not be a solution for any school turnaround plan because they only lead to further privatization and are no better than public schools.
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Sanity Prevails in Alabama: No Charters

Education / Education Industry News : Schools Matter (5 years ago)

From the Huntsville Times:MONTGOMERY - A Senate committee Wednesday effectively killed legislation that would have authorized charter schools in Alabama, a cause championed by Gov. Bob Riley. In a 13-4 vote strictly along party line... Read Post

"The Cartel" Concludes Public Schools Greater Threat Than Terrorists

Education / Education Industry News : Schools Matter (4 years ago)

If there is any narrative the Boston Globe loves to push more than charter schools and corporate education deform, it would be someone who truly hates public education and public school teachers as much as the Boston Globe. A new co... Read Post

Quotes: Democratic Divide On Education Hurts Reformers

Education / Education Industry News : This Week In Education (6 months ago)

The next Democratic president [may] stop pushing for tougher teacher evaluations and more charter schools and blah blah and will instead push in the other direction. -- Slate's Matt Yglesias (Divided Democrats). Read Post


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