Rocketship Broken Promises

Rocketship’s Broken Promises

Rocketship has made big promises to their communities, tax payers, and publicly elected officials.  But they’ve struggled to keep those promises.  Rocketship is a private corporation with privately appointed board members, but receives public funding from tax payers.  It’s important…

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Charter School Facility Issues Inflame San Jose

Hundreds turn out at San Jose Unified Board meeting to protest Charter School Facility Moves, replicating similar protests one year ago. In February of 2013, the San Jose Unified School board quietly approved a charter petition for ACE middle school,…

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Diane Ravitch: Rocketship’s Rocky Expansion

Diane Ravitch:  Rocketship’s Rocky Expansion Reposted From Brett Bymaster, a community activist in San Jose, California, here describes the chain’s current plans to increase the number of its charter schools. Rocketship withdrew its applications for 8 schools each…

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