from the Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools
January 30, 2018
Charter CEOs and supporters held a rally at City Hall on Tuesday January 30 to invite for a “seat at the table” when the brand new college board replaces the School Reform Commission. Several City Councilpersons attended the development, held within the Mayor’s Reception Room.
APPS individuals have mentioned constantly that district price range issues stem now not simply from a loss of investment, however from the spending priorities of the SRC which helps to keep sources out of school rooms. Consulting charges, pretend graduate college, coaching through outsourcing through unqualified and green folks: Teach For America, The New Teacher Project, Relay Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, Boston Consulting, Jounce, Institute for Student Achievement, and so on.
But the largest waste of cash within the SD price range is the investment of malfunctioning charters. Report after file, together with the newest from Philadelphia Citizens for Children and Youth (PCCY), displays that district colleges outperform charters. Charter supporters say that they simply reinforce “high-quality” charters, that they would like the failing charters closed. But when they’ve the chance to turn out that, they’re nowhere to be discovered. Some examples: