Rocketship Principals are unprepared

Rocketship principals lack appropriate credentials and teaching experience.  StopRocketShip.com Exclusive Investigative Report StopRocketShip.com has analyzed publicly available data to generate a report on principal credentialing and experience at Rocketship schools.  Of the nine current Rocketship principals, only one has an…

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Hidden Agenda Part 2

San Jose Planning Commission questions Rocketship on their hidden agenda materials   We wonder, what is Rocketship trying to hide? We offer 7 things that Rocketship doesn’t want you to know. 1.  Maybe they don’t want us to know their…

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Hidden Agendas

The Case of the missing Agendas We were surprised to find that Rocketship had removed board material from their website.  Rocketship claims to be a “public school“, but it appears that they aren’t so public in sharing their board meeting…

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CharterLand

From the The Opportunity to Learn (OTL) Campaign:  (thanks to an email tip from a Houston, Texas citizen worried about Rocketship’s plans to expand to Texas)

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City Council Victory

BREAKING NEWS: WASHINGTON COMMUNITY WINS MAJOR VICTORY SAN JOSE CITY COUNCIL VOTES AGAINST ROCKETSHIP TAMIEN View Washington Supporters’ PowerPoint Presentation to the City Council In major win for the Washington community, Rocketship was unable to garner sufficient votes to approve…

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Get The Facts

Fact Checking Rockethip’s new “Get The Facts” Website Rocketship recently launched a new website, http://www.sanjoseforrocketship.com/.  We presume this is an outgrouth of Ms. Garcia Kohl’s statement in the Mercury News “Garcia-Kohl lamented that the criticism comes with the charter outfit’s…

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Minimum Viable Education

Rocketship’s experimentation on Low Income Children for Zeal’s Minimum Viable Education At the November 19th, 2013 City Hall Hearing on Rocketship Tamien, community members discussed John Danner’s concept of “Minimum Viable Instruction“, the foundation upon which he hopes to grab…

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