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Bill Aimed at Improving Underperforming Schools in Nevada Passes through Assembly

By David Thompson, @DJakaDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. – There are 78 public schools in Nevada on the Department of Education’s “watch list” for poor performance. 322 more words

EDUCATION

Opposition to Gov Deal's Opportunity School District wasn't strong enough to prevent passage

In this previous post, I discussed the GA is on it’s way to an Opportunity School District. Let’s address some of the dissenters shall we? 586 more words

Best Interest Of Kids

Sounds good in theory, but not in practice

In response to this post about AL moving towards charters: AEA spews lies in response to “School Choice” March, I received this comment:

“…By the way, the people who decided to send their kids to a private school chose to do that, oftentimes not because the school was “failing”, but because of too many black people.

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Best Interest Of Kids

LEGISLATION READY FOR A VOTE ALLOWING THE STATE TO INTERVENE & RESTRUCTURE LOCAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

March 23, 2015

Today, March 23, 2015, the House Education Committee voted out of committee the Governor’s Constitutional amendment SR 287 and the enabling legislation… 1,237 more words

State Legislation

Fixing What's Broken in our Schools

The other day I watched an excellent documentary called “180 Days: Hartsville”. It was about a school district in a small South Carolina town that, despite high poverty rates and low employment has turned into a success with a 92% graduation rate. 1,064 more words

Kids

An Historical Perspective on "Failing Schools"

Gerald Bracey’s article in Phi Delta Kappan from October 2007 is more than sufficient and accurate in its historical description of how “failing schools” came into existence in the newest of historical permutations of school bashing that this country has seen over the centuries! 601 more words

Failing Schools