Rocketship in the news

Editorials By Dr. Angela Bymaster, M.D.

11/19/2013  Rocketship in the Tamien neighborhood: Charter school not the right solution

Wednesday, September 5, 2012  ROCKETSHIP CAMPUS MAY DO MORE HARM THAN GOOD

Other News Sources

Edsurge:  Nov 12, 2013   Rocketship’s Growth and Pain: A Test for Edtech

Washington Post – By Lyndsey Layton,July 29, 2012  Is a charter school chain called Rocketship ready to soar across America?

Washington Post – Jan 25, 2013  Rocketship charter schools revamping signature ‘Learning Lab’

Washington Post – June 12, 2011 Will Rocketship schools launch in D.C.?

San Jose Inside Dec 9, 2013  Rocketship Asks City for Help Securing a $35 Million Loan

Labor Notes (blog)-Dec 13, 2013 Charters Get Kids Cubicle-Ready   

EdSource Today-Nov 26, 2013  Rocketship charter schools singled out in California as Race to the

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-Nov 17, 2013 Behind the numbers, more to the story of a rare rise in MPS enrollment

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel-October 30, 2013 By Erin Richards  Under-enrollment may bring $1.4 million loss for Rocketship Milwaukee

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – Posted: June 12, 2013 By Erin Richards  Rocketship school recruiting meets resistance on south side

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel -Posted: August 21, 2013  New charter school starts in Milwaukee

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – August 20, 2013 Charter operator Rocketship opens in Milwaukee shy of enrollment target

San Jose Mercury News Editorials

Sunday, January 6, 2013  ACCESS TO PARKS, QUALITY EDUCATION — A WIN-WIN

Monday, October 8, 2012  ALUM ROCK NEEDS LOWE AND MARTINEZ

Wednesday, January 23, 2013  BOARD SHOULD OK ZONING FOR ROCKETSHIP

Monday, August 20, 2012 DON’T DELAY ROCKETSHIP SCHOOL SITE

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 ROCKETSHIP DESERVES OK

Monday, November 25, 2013  TECH-DRIVEN ISOLATION THREATENS SOCIAL COHESION

August 15, 2012  BOARD DELAYS VOTE ON CHARTER PARCEL

Wednesday, December 14, 2011   LET ROCKETSHIP WORK ITS MAGIC ON LARGER SCALE

Wednesday, June 15, 2011  ROCKETSHIP PLAN CAN TRANSFORM COUNTY SCHOOLS

San Jose Mercury News Articles

Saturday, March 2, 2013   ROCKETSHIP VOTE LEADS TO TWO LAWSUITS

Sunday, November 24, 2013  FROM SOFTBALL FIELDS TO ROCKETSHIP , IT WAS A DAY FOR FLIP-FLOPPERS

Sunday, October 20, 2013   ROCKETSHIP , WE HAVE A PROBLEM IN SAN JOSE

Friday, October 18, 2013  ROCKETSHIP FACES A SLOWDOWN – JUDGE TENTATIVELY RULES COUNTY ERRED IN GRANTING ZONING EXEMPTION

Thursday, October 10, 2013 TRUSTEES DENY PETITION BY NAVIGATOR SCHOOLS

Tuesday, May 21, 2013  ROCKETSHIP A FINALIST FOR NATIONAL AWARD

Sunday, January 27, 2013  COUNTY EDUCATION MEETING RUNS WAY PAST BEDTIME FOR THE ROCKETSHIP CROWD

Sunday, January 13, 2013  POLITICS, PERSONAL EXPERIENCE SHAPE ROCKETSHIP VOTE

Friday, March 8, 2013 CHARTER IN HUNT FOR ALTERNATE SITE

Friday, January 25, 2013  ROCKETSHIP TO LAUNCH NEW SITE – BOARD APPROVES CHARTER’S EIGHTH CAMPUS; TAMIEN NEIGHBORS VOW TO FIGHT

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 SAN JOSE UNIFIED TO SUE COUNTY BOARD – DISTRICT OBJECTS TO DECISION ON CHARTER SCHOOL

Friday, February 1, 2013  CHANGES AT ROCKETSHIP – CHARTER’S FOUNDER LEAVES TO DEVELOP EDUCATION SOFTWARE

Wednesday, January 9, 2013 COUNCIL OKS CHARTER SCHOOL – ELEMENTARY SCHOOL NEAR TAMIEN LIGHT-RAIL WOULD SERVE 600

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 COUNCILMAN POPS QUESTION TO HIS LONGTIME GIRLFRIEND

Sunday, November 18, 2012 INTERNAL AFFAIRS

Monday, October 15, 2012  NEIGHBORS, MAH BEST FOR COUNTY BOARD

Saturday, November 3, 2012  PACS AIM TO SWING LOCAL RACES – PRO-CHARTER SCHOOL GROUPS DWARF TYPICAL CANDIDATE SPENDING

Wednesday, November 21, 2012  SCHOOL TRUSTEES FILL VACANT SEAT – PICK OF FORMER SHIRAKAWA AIDE UNSETTLES CRITICS

Monday, October 22, 2012   TWO SCHOOL FUNDS START OPERATIONS – BOTH HOPE TO ENHANCE CLASSROOM EXPERIENCE THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

Friday, December 16, 2011  CHARTER WINS OK TO GROW – COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION ALLOWS ORGANIZATION TO OPEN 20 NEW SCHOOLS

Thursday, December 15, 2011  BOARD HEARS CHARTER PLEA – SANTA CLARA COUNTY OFFICIALS WEIGH AMBITIOUS PROPOSAL FOR 20 SCHOOLS

Friday, November 25, 2011  CHARTER SCHOOLS BOOMING – GROWING NUMBER OF CAMPUSES REPRESENTS SHIFT IN ATTITUDE FROM SUSPICION, HOSTILITY TO ACCEPTANCE

Monday, October 3, 2011  ROCKETSHIP CHARTER SCHOOLS TAKE OFF ACROSS SOUTH BAY – HYBRID CLASS-LEARNING LAB MODEL GAINS NATIONAL ATTENTION BUT FACES CHALLENGES