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.
L.A. School Board Snubs Charter School Operators Associated Press: The Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday voted to reject a number of applications from charter school operators, choosing instead to hand control of nearly 30 s... Read Post
Four long years after Locke High School teachers signed petitions to convert their school (and three years into the Locke turnaround effort), charter operator Green Dot Public Schools is finally moving to expand its efforts on the t... Read Post
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