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Cheri Kiesecker: What Parents Need to Know About Google Apps for Education

Cheri Kiesecker is a Colorado parent who pays close attention to technology that invades student privacy.

She left the following warning as a comment:

In response to the question about GAFE. 943 more words

Education Industry

Government severs ties with for-profit colleges accreditor

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of for-profit colleges could close, leaving up to 600,000 students scrambling to find other schools, after the Education Department withdrew recognition of the nation’s largest accreditor of for-profit schools. 673 more words

Education

Ohio: Online Charter Argues in Court That It Should Not Be Audited for Student Participation

The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT) is one of the most profitable charter schools in the nation. Its owner, William Lager, is one of the biggest donors to the Republican party in Ohio. 356 more words

Charter Schools

Valerie Strauss: Why Did Donald Trump Give His Big Education Speech in a State with Multiple Charter Scandals?

Valerie Strauss found many ironies in Donald Trump’s decision about where to give his big education policy speech.

To begin with, he parroted Jeb Bush’s line about public schools as a government monopoly. 98 more words

Charter Schools

Stephen Dyer Responds to Fordham Institute Critique about the Charter Where Trump Spoke

Stephen Dyer said that the for-profit charter school in Cleveland where Donald Trump spoke is a failing school, based on its letter grades. The conservative Thomas B. 354 more words

Charter Schools