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Caveon Test Security: We Don't Actually Investigate, and We Keep Our Process to Ourselves.

In an effort to improve test security at New Orleans-based Singleton Charter School, operated by Dryades YMCA, the board chair, Darren Mire, plans to employ Caveon Test Security. 1,362 more words

High-stakes Testing

John White Defends Test-Punitive Ed Reform Against "Critic" Betsy DeVos

On January 16, 2018, US ed sec Betsy DeVos spoke to the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) about the failure of ed reform to date, and the need for a cure: to go “bigger” than choice, to, well, a form of unbounded choice: 1,265 more words


When It Comes to Employing Services of Sajan George, Indy Is a Sitting Duck.

On February 08, 2018, Chalkbeat published an article about Matchbook charter schools founder, Sajan George, who has landed a “fresh start in Indianapolis” after being “ousted from Detroit and Newark.” From the article: 2,188 more words


More on Families for Excellent Schools (FES) and Its Fallen CEO

Some big news of late is that Families for Excellent Schools (FES) is closing shop– this news broke pretty quickly following news that FES CEO, Jeremiah Kittredge, was fired over allegations of “inappropriate behavior toward a non-employee… and other factors…,” as the January 31, 2018, … 1,684 more words


Charter’s gigabit cable—starting at $105—is coming to over 40 million homes

(Source: arstechnica.com)

Charter’s cable network extends to about 50 million homes and businesses across the US, and nearly all of them should have the opportunity to buy gigabit-speed cable Internet by the end of 2018. 620 more words


Families for Excellent Schools (FES) Is Shutting Down. Marvelous.

On February 05, 2018, the New York Times published an informative article regarding the breaking news that charter-school-proliferator, Families for Excellent Schools (FES), is closing its doors. 961 more words