Success Academies, a charter school network in New York City, grades their parents on homework supervision, school readiness, responsiveness and investment.
Kentucky Education & Workforce Secretary Hal Heiner says he wants to address the state’s achievement gap through charter schools, not repealing Common Core.
Today’s Moring Education article at Politico discussed StudentsFirst involvement in the 2012 elections. It also sheds some light on why the Common Core is entrenched within the Republican ranks and some Governors. Former D.C. Chancellor Michelle Rhee directed hundreds of thousands of dollars in the last election cycle to conservative candidates and organizations through her […]
I had a post from Diane Ravitch emailed to me this morning. In a post entitled “Theft of Public Education in Memphis” she described what seems to be a colossal shift of taxpayer money from public schools to charter schools in Memphis, TN. The Memphis schools will be merged with the schools of Shelby County, […]
I watched the video of yesterday’s blogger’s briefing at The Heritage Foundation with former Utah Governor and Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman. Rob Bluey of The Heritage Foundation asked Governor Huntsman the first question after he gave his opening remarks about the Obama administration’s run around Congress with national education standards and No Child Left Behind […]