CHARTER NEWS WEEKLY December 18, 2016 NEWS ROUNDUP NATIONAL ALLIANCE IN THE NEWS Orange County Board of Education Approves Charter School Under Investigation for Fraud (Los Cerritos News – CA, 12/9/16) New ACRE Video Debunks Charter School Myths In Arkansas (Americans For Prosperity, 12/12/16) Turning Parental Satisfaction Into Advocacy (Op-Ed) (Education Next, 12/13/16) What Do […] More »
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School District of Philadelphia: School District of Philadelphia’s Charter School Office releases new Charter School Profiles.
School District of Philadelphia: School District of Philadelphia’s Charter School Office releases new Charter School Profiles. Text of Dec. 16 press release. PHILADELPHIA – The School District of Philadelphia’s Charter Schools Office (CSO) has released the Philadelphia Charter Schools Profiles, which includes a detailed school profile for each charter school in Philadelphia. The profiles were […] More »
CHARTER NEWS WEEKLY December 4, 2016 NEWS ROUNDUP NATIONAL ALLIANCE IN THE NEWS Betsy DeVos Named Secretary of Education (U.S. News & World Report, 11/23/16) Betsy DeVos has a loud voice in Louisiana politics (The Times-Picayune, 11/23/16) School Choice Advocate Betsy DeVos Named Ed. Sec.: What Does That Mean? (Education Week, 11/23/16) Donald Trump Picks […] More »
Re: New study links Pa. charter school growth with loss of district resources, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
If you Google the Economic Policy Institute, which sponsored the study referenced in the December 1 Post-Gazette “New study links Pa. charter school growth with loss of district resources” article, you will find that almost 30% of the Board are union leaders, including those from the two largest teachers unions in the country. Since teachers […] More »