Saturday, April 17, 2021

Tag: charter schools

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.

What LA teachers tell us about rising inequality

We ought to see their struggle as “a strike for democracy – against the plans of a tiny clique of billionaires to unilaterally impose their vision for the world.”

Why the new push for charter schools should anger progressives

Surveys find that Americans have increased confidence in public schools while support for charter schools has dropped by double digit percentages among Democrats and Republicans.

Betsy DeVos’s attack on public education is just beginning

Devos continues to ignore key issues like racial integration of schools or rectify the harms of segregation.

Like her boss, Betsy DeVos makes a disaster all about herself

“It’s going to be a profit boom for charter schools, and it’s going to hasten the demise of traditional public schools.”

Why We Need Democratic Socialism to Fix Our Educational System

Children aren't products to be bought and sold. The profit motive should end at the front door of the public school.

We’re Onto The Phony Education Reformers

After years of attacks on teachers and public education, Americans are catching up to the real story in our schools.

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Lawsuit filed after police fracture elderly woman’s arm on video

“This is not community policing. This is community terrorism.”

Contrary to what Biden said, U.S. warfare in Afghanistan is set to continue

The U.S. war in Afghanistan won’t end just because President Biden and U.S. news media tell us so.

End Polluter Welfare Act introduced to Senate

“Providing corporate giveaways during a time of widespread suffering to fossil-fuel companies is unconscionable.”

Another summer of discontent?

Rather than compensation and apologies from the individuals and institutions that snatched these individuals from their families and communities, African American victims of police violence have been smeared over and over again in death.

The hawks who want war with Iran are working overtime

As the saboteurs of diplomacy hope for a violent escalation, let’s keep in mind, and hope Iran agrees, that the best revenge would be a revived JCPOA.