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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Progressive Magazine: ProfitShip Learning

The Progressive Magazine confronts the Privatization of Education:  “ProfitShip Learning”. Below we’re re-printing articles from this month’s copy of Progressive Magazine.  There’s lots more on their website; this month’s special edition focuses in on problems with the privatization of public…

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Progressive Magazine: Rocketship Lands in Milwaukee

Progressive Magainze:  “Rocketship Lands in Milwaukee” By Barbara Miner on December 08, 2014.  Re-printed with permission Like most principals, Brittany Kinser is a cheerleader for her school. “I just want to make sure you’ll be positive,” she says when…

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