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School Choice, It’s Common Sense?Installment 2: New Policy Networks Emerge

Johnston High School, in Austin, Texas was the first school in the state to be closed by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).  The closure and subsequent repurposing as Eastside Memorial High School at the Johnston Campus is an opportunity to witness the intersection of market-based reforms, racial identity, community history, gentrification, community organizing and educational decision making.  939 more words


Chris Newfield @ UCLA, Feb. 22

Public Universities under Trump

Lessons from the Era of Privatization

Wednesday, February 22, 3:30-5 PM
6275 Bunche Hall, UCLA
Free and open to the public. … 82 more words

AZ Superintendent's Letter to Editor Shows Where "Empowerment Scholarship Accounts" Lead

Sierra Vista AZ Superintendent Kriss Hagerl’s letter to the editor of her local newspaper the Sierra Vista Herald, describes the how AZ’s proposed “Empowerment Scholarship Accounts” would play out in her school district. 722 more words

Kenyan Court Upholds Closure of Bridge International Academies

Re-published with permission from The Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. For original post, please see: http://globalinitiative-escr.org/kenyan-court-upholds-the-closure-of-bridge-international-academies-over-failure-to-respect-standards/

A judgement delivered yesterday by a Kenyan Court upholds the action taken by Busia County Government to close down ten Bridge International Academies for violating education norms and standards. 1,434 more words


NY Taxpayer's Letter Illustrates Effectiveness of GOP Message

My daily Google Alert provides me with a wide array of writings on public education, which include letters to the editor.  Thursday’s feed included a letter sent to the  1,037 more words