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What It Takes to Get *Very High Test Scores*

I belong to the job review site, Glassdoor. On occasion, the site sends emails about possible information of interest based on my previous page views. On Jun 21, 2016, I received an email… 1,325 more words

High-stakes Testing

A Success Academy Teacher Hangs in for 6 Months, Then Enough.

The day prior to my (attempted) visit of one of Eva Moskowitz’s conformist, pressure-cooker Success Academies (SA), former SA teacher Sasha Guirindongo penned this June 14, 2016, post… 751 more words

Charters

Today, I Visited Success Academy Upper West

Sort of.

I am on vacation. (That is why my posting has been rather slim of late.) One of my jaunts took me briefly to the Met (the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art). 1,489 more words

Charters

Eva Moskowitz Cancelled Her Own Pre-K

Eva Moskowitz, the founder and head of the Success Academy charter school network has control issues.  In many aspects of life, this is not necessarily a bad thing.  1,063 more words

Politics

Success Academies CEO, Eva Moskowitz: Exercising Detrimental Control

On May 11, 2016, Eliza Shapiro of Politico published a piece entitled, “Internal Documents Lay Out Threats to the Success Academy Model.”

It seems that  890 more words

Charters

The Price of "Success"

At the end of 2014, the rapidly expanding Success Academy charter school network in New York City announced they would hire an in house ethnographer… 1,796 more words

Shenanigans

The Sorrows of Empire and the Cult of Eva Moskowitz

Another day, another scathing article about Eva Moskowitz and Success Academies, her would be charter School Empire beloved by billionaires and hedge fund managers. According to leaked documents, SA’s damning teacher turn over rate is mirrored in the upper echelons of Eva Land. 469 more words

"Education Reform"