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Extra: Plain Dealer's Brent Larkin Summarizes Ohio's Corrupt Charter School Catastrophe

This blog is on an end-of-summer break.  Look for a new post Monday, September 13.

Brent Larkin, columnist and retired editorial director of the Cleveland Plain Dealer… 162 more words

Keeping Public Education Public

Powerschool's Sale to Vista Equity Leads to HUGE Privacy Breach

Nearly a decade ago when I was Superintendent of Schools in NH, our district joined most other NH districts and many districts in the use of Powerschool. 340 more words

Hungry school children, Rahm, hunger strikers, and so-called compromise

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D) is playing a very sick power game. He claims to offer a public high school at Dyett for a year, but not the one the community wants and needs. 296 more words

Government

NOLA Teacher Charts Course of Action for TRUE Reform in HuffPost

Last weekend as part of the extensive coverage of the anniversary of Katrina, the Huffington Post featured an article by NOLA public school teacher Stefin Pasternak titled “Public (School) Enemy Number One: How Structural Racism Undermines New Orleans Public Education”.Pasternak opens with this assertion regarding the so-called miracle of NOLA schools: 381 more words

Tap Water for All!

Over the past two days, my small AP Biology class watched a very interesting and powerful documentary named Flow: For Love of Water. This film focused on the many problems in our world today involving water. 498 more words

Water

American Enterprise Institute Has a New Idea for Training: Have the USER Fund it With Government Loans

Michael Horn and Andrew Kelly, a part of Clay Christensen’s Institute, propose a new way for individuals to get the job training they need: unbundling of post secondary education. 480 more words