Tag: charter schools
In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.
"It's a plan focused on supporting students from birth to college and career, and on supporting teachers throughout their careers."
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.
There is only one way to deal with this blatant grift program for the charter school industry – shut it down.
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.
Devos continues to ignore key issues like racial integration of schools or rectify the harms of segregation.
“It’s going to be a profit boom for charter schools, and it’s going to hasten the demise of traditional public schools.”
Children aren't products to be bought and sold. The profit motive should end at the front door of the public school.