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Feds Spent $3.3 Billion Fueling Charter Schools but No One Knows What It's Really Bought

Madison, Wisconsin – The federal government has spent more than $3.3 billion over the past two decades creating and fueling the charter school industry, according to a new financial analysis and reporters’ guide by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD). 730 more words

Clayton Valley Charter High School

$3.3B Federal (tax) dollars going to charter schools with no accountability

Oh the irony.

The mantra for corporate ed reform includes the word “accountability” used ad nauseam and yet the folks shouting this word the loudest are the least accountable. 782 more words

Charter Schools

United States Department of Education Issues Warning to School Districts

On April 15, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services issued a strong warning to school districts throughout the country about pushing families into due process. 298 more words

Special Education

Expert discusses ways to improve public preschool access in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Many education experts agree that children who get some schooling before Kindergarten are more likely to see success down the road, and a new report from the U.S. 71 more words

News

U.S. Dept. of Ed releases names of schools on financial watch list

The names of some 550 technical schools, colleges and universities whose federal aid is being restricted due to “cash monitoring” by the the U.S. Department of Education… 344 more words

VOICES FROM CAMPUS

Will the US Department of Education take your school’s Title 1 funds if you opt your student out of the SBAC? Short answer, no.

There is no federal or state law that requires financial penalties to schools’ Title I funds if parents refuse to allow their children to take the PARCC tests.

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Common Core Standards

Education Department Terminates Contracts With Five Debt Collectors

The U.S. Department of Education will terminate its relationship with five debt collectors.

This announcement follows numerous complaints about allegedly illegal debt collection practices.

The debt collectors being terminated are Pioneer Credit Recovery, owned by Navient Corporation, formerly known as Sallie Mae, Coast Professional, Enterprise Recovery Systems, National Recoveries and West Asset Management.

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