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ESSA Goes After NY Community High Schools

There are 51 of them in New York City, and so they serve switch scholars whose instances made it unattainable to paintings thru an ordinary highschool.  Students obtain counseling, profession steerage, and different social services and products that permit scholars to in truth be told whilst end highschool at a …

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NEA Continues Support for Charter Schools

NEA Continues Support for Charter Schools by means of Jim Horn Every 12 months American public college educators ship roughly one billion and a part greenbacks to the National Education Association and over part that quantity to the American Federation of Teachers.  The NEA’s newest coverage observation on constitution faculties …

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Tim Scott Joins the "Banned by Diane" Brigade

It’s now not ceaselessly that the unofficial matriarch of anti-ed reform will get referred to as out for her toughen of the company schooling forces that she would, another way, have us consider that she opposes.  When it does occur, on the other hand, because it did a pair days …

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Will "smart" cities lead to surveilled education and social keep watch over?

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from Wrench within the GearsJuly 28, 2017 A rising selection of metropolitan spaces are being formed through “Smart” City insurance policies. Bloomberg Philanthropy’s “What Works Cities” targets to carry those techniques to mid-size cities as smartly. Even in communities with out particular “smart” tasks, “innovation” or “empowerment” zones are being …

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Grit by any other name is torture

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Angela Duckworth and her “academic” mentor Martin Seligman helped broaden torture fashions that the CIA makes use of in puts like Iraq. The exact same components of those torture fashions had been taken from Duckworth et al. to determine the horrific “no excuses” insurance policies of company constitution college chains …

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Confusion Persists Regarding NEA Charter Policy

There seems to be some actual confusion amongst what is also well-intentioned other folks about what the NEA solution on constitution faculties in fact says a couple of moratorium.  Here is the one point out of a moratorium within the file: Unless each the fundamental safeguards and procedure detailed above …

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Bad Writer? Blame a Teacher, Says Goldstein

As journo-author of a large number of items in her sequence, “Educational History for Dummies Who Want to Remain That Way,” Dana Goldstein has every other gem of a piece within the New York Times, the place she often brings to mild the company schooling point of view on schooling …

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Ravitch Doubles Down on NAACP Charter Embrace

Last October the NAACP handed a solution calling for a moratorium on the approval of latest constitution colleges.  The solution did not anything for the hundreds of thousands of segregated youngsters already struggling within the penal no excuses charters that no NAACP Board member would ever permit for their personal …

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