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BESE Meeting Jan. 23, 2018

Join from the comfort of your teacher’s room. Watch the live stream starting at 11:15am: livestream.com/accounts/22459134

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) will meet Tuesday, January 24, 2018.  301 more words


Red Flags Known and Overlooked With State Board Votes On #SanJose #CharterSchools

The charter schools described below were approved by the California State Board of Education on January 19th, 2018 despite community opposition and district/county denials documenting serious red flags in their petitions. 1,730 more words

Civil Rights

What Will 2018 Bring for Public Education?

Yes, 2017 was a rough year for public school supporters, with the ascension of President Donald Trump and his Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos, the continued underfunding and undermining of local public schools, and the increased attacks on teacher professionalism and students’ civil rights.

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Charter Schools

Dramatic difference between charter and DCPS high school student absentee rates

Yesterday, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education released a preliminary report investigating high school student absentee rates in the aftermath of the WAMU and NPR story revealing that students at Ballou High School were graduated even after missing more than… 641 more words

Charter Schools

#EdChamp2017 Bold School Board Member Mary Pierce Ends Solid Service at One Term

I cannot tell a lie. Mary Pierce, the soft-spoken, pro-charter school, mom of four from the well-to-do side of the tracks made little impression on me during her school board campaign four years ago. 628 more words

School Choice