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Eva Moskowitz's Pre-K Crusade and Her Not-So-Airtight Legal Argument

In March 2014, New York State lawmakers passed a bill pertaining to universal pre-Kindergarten for the state and especially New York City.

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Why We Are Not a 'No Excuses' Charter School

“No excuses.” Again and again, these two words are used to explain and define both the successes and failures of the charter school movement.

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Charter Co-location: Where Parasite Is Meant to Kill Its Host

Network for Public Education (NPE) Executive Director and former New York principal, Carol Burris, regularly writes for Valerie Strauss’ “Answer Sheet” column of the… 2,459 more words

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Charter Schools: Publicly Funded but Accountable Neither to the Public nor to Parents

In the Public Interest supports public education.  It’s website describes the organization as “a comprehensive research and policy center committed to promoting the values, vision, and agenda for the common good and democratic control of public goods and services.”  It is the co-sponsor of… 499 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

Charter Schools that Recruit, Skim, Flunk Out the Weak, and Refuse to 'Backfill'

In his blog, Gene Glass, co-author of 50 Myths & Lies that Threaten America’s Public Schools, a professor at Arizona State University, and senior researcher at the National Education Policy Center, declares: … 890 more words

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Success Academies' No-Excuses Charters: Today's Dickensian Cram Schools

I am a great fan of the later novels of Charles Dickens—Bleak House, Great Expectations and Our Mutual Friend, but 40 years ago, when I read… 1,098 more words

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