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The Already Lost Generation

We talk about banks that are too big to fail, and car companies, and such. We say that schools are failing, but really we think that schools are too big to fail – that if we take reform seriously and rebuild schools from the ground up – we’ll “lose a generation.” But we’ve already lost them. 223 more words

Rant

Missouri House Passes Plan to Fix Student Transfer Law

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A plan aimed at fixing issues with Missouri’s flawed student transfer law won final House passage Tuesday, narrowly scraping enough votes to send the bill to the Senate. 535 more words

News

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

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