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Interview with New York Success Academy Charter School Founder Eva Moskowitz

“The data in New York City shows that charter schools don’t harm district schools. In Central Harlem, where 51 percent of elementary school students now attend charters, the level of district school performance hasn’t declined. 183 more words


Tennessee's Smallest Urban District Needs Speedy Turnaround for Distressed Schools

According to an article in the Times Free Press, Hamilton County Public Schools is in peril and what happens to children anywhere in Tennessee matters to all Tennesseans. 267 more words

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As Summer Fades, Education Stories in Tennessee Heat Up and Urban Districts Are on the Hot Seat

And all at once summer collapsed into fall. – Oscar Wilde

I seriously cannot keep up with all the stuff going on in edu-world today – like Wednesday today, not the universal today. 756 more words

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The Great American Homework Battle

* Just a quick Hacking your Education update: one of the tips Dale Stephens suggests in Hacking your Education is reaching out to an expert. I recently reached out to Denise Clarke Pope, a Stanford professor, author of a Overloaded and Underprepared and Doing School: How we are creating a generation of stressed out, materialistic and miseducated children, and one of the founders of… 844 more words


One size does not fit all in public education

Like so many people my age I’m tired of seeing everyone on the street glued to their cell phones. ┬áBut the amazing thing about this trend of staring into glass rectangles is that if you could see what individuals were looking at odds are no two would be viewing the same thing. 537 more words

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1,012 Nashville Public Charter School Parents Resolve to Stand Up, Speak Up, and Lift Up

At tonight’s school board meeting, a letter signed by 1,012 charter school parents was distributed to each school board member and the director of schools demanding a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T – again. 2,699 more words

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El motivo de mi motivaci├│n

I did not know it then, but I was very lucky to have access to many school choices when as I was growing up. First, I went to La Esperanza, which means the hope. 493 more words