Veronica Nolan was reelected to the Alexandria school board in the 2018 race in District B. (Derek House) By Debbie Truong November 25 at 3:00 PM “By stacking the board . . . they can get charter schools in,” said Carol Burris, executive director of the Network for Public Education, a nonprofit advocacy group that opposes privately […]
Grassroots resistance and an unprecedented level of organizing in NY unseated candidates funded by Wall Street billionaires and corporate CEOs.
Whether charter are for-profit or nonprofit, there will still be ample opportunity for profiteers to take advantage of the public treasure and trust.
Scholar Bruce Baker explains why the New Orleans “miracle” is not quite what the market-based reformers make it seem.
In this Washington Post Answer Sheet piece NPE Executive Director Carol Burris looks at the real story behind New Orleans school reforms.
Read Valerie Strauss’ analysis of NPE’s Grading the States, a A Report Card on our Nation’s Commitment to Public Schools.
WATCH as Jitu Brown explains how and why so many children of color have been failed and read the groundbreaking report by Journey for Justice.
The Nation takes a critical look at NPE’s investigation of California’s charter sector, Charters and Consequences, An Investigative Report.
Don’t miss these grassroots reports from Michigan Network for Equity in Education, Save Our Schools NJ and In the Public Interest.
The Network for Public Education releases Charters and Consequences, a 48 page report that is the result of investigations, visits and interviews over the course of a year. From San Diego, California to Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, NPE learned about the consequences of loosely regulated charter policy and the effects that charters are having on democratically controlled, true […]