In this post, NPE’s Carol Burris looks at the charter sector and asks and answers these questions: Can charter schools be reformed? Should they be?
Diane, the NPE Board, Carol and Darcie wish you a wonderful holiday season full of joy, family and friendship. May we all see brighter days in 2019!
It’s part of a pattern, Burris said, of wealthy donors who support charter schools infusing campaign cash into school board races.
The New York State Board of Regents just approved six new charter schools. Concerned with the drain of funds from public schools, as well as the problems outlined below, several Regents abstained from voting for approval. This is not surprising given all of the problems that the continual expansion of charter schools causes. SUNY also […]
Grassroots resistance and an unprecedented level of organizing in NY unseated candidates funded by Wall Street billionaires and corporate CEOs.
This victory is proof that ordinary citizens can defeat big money. IPS Community Coalition is organized, prepared, and ready to reclaim our schools.
This post, written by Carol Burris and Diane Ravitch, looks at the issue of governance and why it matters who is in charge.
Any truce in New York’s education wars will likely be short lived.
Whether charter are for-profit or nonprofit, there will still be ample opportunity for profiteers to take advantage of the public treasure and trust.