Charter Schools pour huge money into campaigns

Charters try to swing elections with stunning campaign contributions Charter schools are making enormous campaign contributions in Santa Clara County to win school board seats throughout the county.  We won’t know the total sum until after the elections, but already…

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Andre Agassi pivot to education capitalist

NPR’s Marketplace:  Andre Agassi pivot to education capitalist Read the full story at: http://www.marketplace.org/topics/education/andre-agassi%E2%80%99s-pivot-education-capitalist Note!!  This story fails to mention a very important point.  Agassi’s charter school facilities are funded with tax payer dollars, through the rent charged to charter…

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Improper Enrollments at Rocketship Nashville?

Nashville parents report questionable recruitment practices by Rocketship The blog from the pro-public education website, Tennessee Parents, reports that Rocketship in Nashville improperly enrolled parents who had come to an informational meeting to learn more about the schools. ***EDITORS NOTE***…

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Rocketship and Bullying: Is Anything Being Done?

One mother’s testimony:  Rocketship ignores bullying in their schools, instead focusing only on test scores The public testimony of Liliana Casillas raises some serious questions about Rocketship’s role in preventing bullying.  In both a letter and public testimony, Ms. Casillas documents…

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