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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

Charters

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

Charters

Gratuitous Superbowl Reference: What Does Tommy Brady Have to Do with School Reform?

Okay, I admit it: I don’t know much about sports. I DO know that toilet cleanliness isn’t the first thing I think of when I think of the Superbowl. 362 more words

School Reform

Success Academy "Rip and Redo" Teacher No Longer in the Classroom

In February 2016, a 2014 video of a Success Academy teacher berating a student for an incorrect answer was publicized in the New York Times… 1,174 more words

Charters

Beware Puff Piece in "The Atlantic" about Eva Moskowitz and Success Academy Charters

I thought just about everybody knew about Eva Moskowitz, the New York City queen of no-excuses charter schools. Moskowitz is awarded by her board (made up primarily of the city’s wealthy hedge funders) a salary of over $600,000 per year to run a 46-school chain of charter schools funded primarily with public dollars. 1,337 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

Eva Moskowitz Advises on "Building a Joyful Academic Culture." Wait, What?

In June 2017, I enrolled in Eva Moskowitz’s online “Success Academies Education Institute, a site where Moskowitz posts curriculum.

As part of the terms of service, I had to agree not to post information from the site. 1,511 more words

Charters