Thursday, February 2, 2023

Tag: charter schools

An unlikely city in the South could be home to a...

Advocates for school improvement in Jackson, Mississippi, want investments in education infrastructure, not more charter schools and privatization.

Why Michigan public school parents might be too strong of a...

Parents in DeVos’s backyard tell right-wing radicals, “No thank you to divisive, partisan agendas in schools.”

Minneapolis teacher strike brought unity, victory and a reminder of the...

Teachers ended a nearly three-week strike, citing advances in pay and working conditions for many members. But more work remains.

How community schools are helping a hard-hit city dig out of...

Rocked by vanishing industries and charter school expansions, Erie public schools are fighting back with a “transformative” education approach.

In Minnesota’s ‘most diverse city,’ schools are addressing the community’s deep...

Educators use the community schools approach to tackle underlying causes of disparities that show up in classrooms.

Where the Federal government’s charter school program went wrong

The program gives millions to schools that disrupt rather than improve a system of public education that needs to serve all students.

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

Warren’s ‘transformational’ education plan takes aim at charter schools and vouchers,...

"It's a plan focused on supporting students from birth to college and career, and on supporting teachers throughout their careers."

Epic fail of charter schools in Louisiana

The legacy of the federal government’s charter school grants in Louisiana should not be understood just by the sheer waste of precious education funds, but also by the real human consequences of spreading makeshift charter programs that throw communities into confusion, distress, and a sense of betrayal.

New report reveals how charter schools have scammed the US government...

There is only one way to deal with this blatant grift program for the charter school industry – shut it down.

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Biden wielding DNC to guard against Progressive challenge

"Just 34 percent of Americans describe Biden as honest and trustworthy -- a new low for his presidency."

Pfizer’s record-shattering $100 billion in revenue denounced as ‘sickening’

"A people-funded vaccine should be cheap and freely available."

99% of US coal plants cost more to run than replace with new renewables,...

“There’s a huge opportunity here to invest in coal communities, build local economic resilience and save money in the process.”

Four dark secrets about America

What America needs is a thorough transformation and a reset of the economic and political systems, which are now on dangerous and unsustainable paths.