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Tensions rise at City Council discussion of charter-school funding

Originally published in Baltimore City Paper on October 8, 2015.

A large crowd of charter advocates convened at City Hall last night wearing orange T-shirts that read #SAVE THE CHARTERS BMORE. 867 more words

Paramount Charter School: A Chaotic "Free for All" That Cannot be Immediately Shut Down

In August 2013, the Paramount Charter School submitted an impressive-reading, 344-page application to Broward County Public Schools (Florida). The school is run by an impressively-named nonprofit, The Advancement of Education In Scholars Corporation. 1,837 more words


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If you are interested in listing  your Yachts for Charter/Sale to be featured permanently in the home page, please click the link to register as a Listing Partner. 1,152 more words


Broad and Walton Contribute a Combined $650,000 to Upcoming Louisiana BESE Election

Billionaires Eli Broad and Alice and Jim Walton have contributed a combined $650,000 to Baton Rouge businessman Lane Grigsby’s PAC, Empower Louisiana, so that Grigsby might use it to try to retain a corporate-reform-bent majority on the state’s education board, BESE, from 2016-19. 374 more words

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Illinois (Chiefly Chicago) Charter Schools: From the 2014 Biennial Report

I have been reading the 84-page Illinois Biennial Charter School Report (2011-12 and 2012-13), which was released in January 2014.

Illinois has a charter school law that offers charters “significant flexibility” (pg. 1,230 more words

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LSR 2480 relates to chartered public school boards

“Relative to Chartered Public School Boards.”

Sponsor: Rep. Timothy Horrigan


LSR 2479 relates to the laws governing chartered public schools

“Relative to The Laws Governing Chartered Public Schools.”

Sponsor: Rep. Timothy Horrigan