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Ohio's Thomas B. Fordham Charter School Grades: Um...

The Thomas B. Fordham Institute (TBF) has been authorizing charter schools in Ohio since 2004– for 13 years now.

TBF currently has 11 schools.

Of course, the goal is excellence. 1,242 more words


Will Fordham Institute Tenure Die?

On April 19, 2017, former president and board member emeritus of the Thomas B. Fordham (TBF) Institute, Chester Finn, published a piece entitled, “Will Teacher Tenure Die?” 1,564 more words

Common Core

Grrr. SF charter school counsels out child with mild-moderate disabilities

I got an email today that is really setting me off. I am redacting identifying details to protect the family, and because I believe this happens all the time: in many ways the specific school doesn’t matter. 703 more words


A Cautionary Tale

Arizona may be at, or near, the bottom in many education related statistics, but when it comes to a school choice friendly environment, we are #1. 1,320 more words


So Much for the "Education Governor"

A couple of nights ago, I was talking with a news editor who asked me about the effect of the voucher expansion on homeschoolers. He said when he homeschooled his child, he saw it as his responsibility to bear those costs. 925 more words

Public Education

Lets Celebrate CANADA

Hi everyone,

I am reaching out to my friends, family, and people I have on my contact list that I have not spoken to in a while. 1,232 more words

Overnight fishing report Team My Marlin

Overnight Tuna fishing report with Team My Marlin

My son and I took an overnight charter from Nuevo Vallarta March 1st to the 2nd with Team My Marlin, Captain Steve, Freddy, and Alex. 346 more words

Puerto Vallarta Fishing Report