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On June 12, 2018, Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academies (SA) posted this job ad for middle school math and science teachers. Moskowitz is using Teach for America (TFA) spinoff org, The New Teacher Project (now known simply as TNTP) to “run the hiring process” in order to fill those teacher vacancies. 622 more words
On June 07, 2018, NY-based Success Academies (SA) graduated its first senior class: 16 students.
SA was the brainchild of hedge funders Joel Greenblatt and John Petry. 1,152 more words
In her speeches, US ed sec Betsy DeVos likes to include anecdotes, but not just any anecdotes: DeVos’ selections always highlight school choice as an unfailing solution. 812 more words
I have young relatives who are autistic. I spoke with one today, a nephew. It is his birthday.
He has difficulty holding a fluid conversation over the phone. 683 more words
On May 22, 2018, I wrote a post entitled, “The Walmart-ization of Charter Schools: Goodbye, Little Fish,” about a small New Orleans charter school, Cypress Academy, that caught its parents completely off guard by announcing during the last week of school that the charter would be closing, not outright, but in a back-door way by being absorbed into a New Orleans charter chain operated by Choice Foundation. 1,195 more words
If you plan on operating a small charter school– one that defies the market principal of scaling, of becoming part of a charter chain– then take a hint from… 1,930 more words