The Nevada Supreme Court blocked the funding of the state’s sweeping voucher program, which would have given money to every student to spend anywhere. Despite the total absence of any evidence for the efficacy of such programs, the Nevada legislature undoubtedly will go back to the drawing board to devise another voucher giveaway that won’t improve education but will divert funding from the state’s underfunded… 250 more words
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John King awards $245M to charters incl $8M to the Uncommon Schools charter chain, a chain he previously ran that is known for outrageously high suspension rates. 148 more words
Author Banke Awopetu-McCullough continues her discussion of her novel, ‘Always Want More,’ as well as her work with African-American students at the junior college level. She discusses issues of institutional racism and other elements in failing school systems, as well as suggestions for improvement.
Author educator Banke Awopetu-McCullough discusses her novel ‘Always Want More,’ which tells the story of a young African-American woman who struggles through her first year of teaching in the Rochester City School District while also coming to grips with her community and her personal goals. 27 more words