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State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement – Just the Facts (and a Few Opinions)

“You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time”.” – John Lydgate… 2,931 more words

State Authorization

North Carolina: Stand Up Against ALEC-Inspired "Achievement School District"

The parent-led Public Schools First NC calls on the public to speak out against legislation to create an “achievement school district,” modeled on Tennessee’s failed ASD. 178 more words

Education Reform

Guess what? Politicians lie

The hypocrisy of this Conservative party member will totally meet your expectations. He is a  politician, after all. As reported by the BBC:

It’s not exactly breaking news. 548 more words


New Jersey: Selling Atlantic City to the Highest Bidder and the Most Politically Connected

This post is not directly connected to education, but it says something about the connection between politics and high finance and the selling off of public assets. 162 more words


Lessons in donorcentricity from the for-profit world

In 2008, Walmart asked its customers what they wanted.  They said they wanted wider aisles and less cluttered shelves.  So Walmart spent hundreds of millions of dollars to recreate their stores in this image.  685 more words


Florida: Charter Management Company Indicted for Criminal Fraud

A grand jury in Escambia County in Florida indicted Newpoint Education Partners and its vendors for fraud and other crimes. Newpoint Education Partners was created by former employees of Ohio’s… 220 more words

Education Reform

Nancy Flanagan: A Tale of Two Cities, Poor Public Schools vs. Corrupt Charter School

Nancy Flanagan, a veteran educator, now retired, writes about the contrast between the bankrupt Detroit public schools and a scandal-tainted charter school four hours north in Traverse City, called Grand Traverse Academy in Michigan. 443 more words

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