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Chester Finn Tries to Sell Charter Expansion Without Mentioning Hedge Funder and Billionaire Cash

On September 05, 2016, former Fordham Institute president Chester Finn and others published an opinion piece entitled, “Charter Schools Are Reinventing Local Control in Education” in the… 923 more words


The discipline fix

By Tom Quiner

Two sets of school systems.

A tepid 20% of the students in System One are able to pass their state’s math tests. 632 more words


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


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


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


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