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North Carolina: How Charter Schools Are Slowly Gutting Public Education

Jeff Bryant has written a stunning documentation of the damage done by the charter industry to public schools in North Carolina. It is worth your time to read it all. 794 more words

Education Reform

$100 million industry adjustment assistance package (QLD)

Parliament green lights expanded assistance package for taxis and limousines

Queensland’s taxi and limousine licence holders and operators will be able to apply for financial assistance this month, after the Parliament passed legislation to green light the roll out of the Palaszczuk Government’s $100 million industry adjustment package. 134 more words

Queensland

Uganda: High Court Orders Closure of Gates-Zuckerberg For-Profit Schools

As I have reported on many occasions (see here and here and here and here and here and here), a for-profit company called Bridge International Academies has been building a market for low-cost, for-profit schooling in Africa. 545 more words

Corporate Reformers

Republican Dominance of States Put Public Education at Risk in New Era

The Education Commission of the States posted a lineup of the partisan divide among the states. Republicans have a commanding lead over Democrats.

Of 50 states, 33 have Republican governors. 333 more words

Charter Schools

Jobs for NSW closing 9 December 2016

Regional Solutions is a performance based grant within the Regional Jobs Now portfolio specifically designed to create jobs in regional and rural NSW. The pilot of the program will run as a competitive process by applicants initially submitting an Expression of Interest form for all the products in the Regional Jobs Now portfolio. 177 more words

Grants

DeVos Fought to Keep Michigan Charters Unregulated and Unaccountable

The DeVos family has had an outsize influence in Michigan, by its charitable contributions and its political contributions.

After the Detroit Free Press published a scathing series of articles about the corrupt, unaccountable practices in charter schools in the state, the legislature was shamed into drafting a law that would provide oversight of the charter sector. 198 more words

Charter Schools

Paul Krugman: We Are in For Four Years of Corruption by Conflicts of Interest

Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize winning columnist for the New York Times, predicts an unprecedented level of corruption during the Trump years, related to Trump’s refusal to separate himself from his business empire. 529 more words

Accountability