charter schools

Mark Gleason: Piggie Of The Week
For years, Philadelphia's schools have been underfunded (even before our current psychotic governor blew a $304 million hole in the budget. We've been a laboratory of privatization, charter schools, and pretty much every bullshit "reform" imaginable. Now, Philadelphia School Partnership executive director Mark Gleason inadvertently admitted what the rest of us have known for years: as the reformers see it, some children are winners... and some are simply losers. As it is on Wall Street, so shall it be in the classroom. Read more...
Andrew Cuomo Cuts Deal With State GOPers To Block DeBlasio Reforms
Andrew Cuomo is a nominee for the Weasel Hall of Fame for this little deal. Read more...
Billionaire Bucks Winning Charter School Debate In New York
The billionaire-funded ad campaign against Mayor de Blasio is paying off. Read more...
Well-Financed New Extremists Dominate The Education Debate
New extremists in the education debate represent a mindset unwilling to fight things out on a democratic playing field, no matter how unlevel. Instead, they aim to eliminate the playing field altogether Read more...
Netflix CEO Wants To Dump Local School Boards
Reed Hastings thinks if we just get rid of local yahoos and let corporations manage schools, we'll all be better off. Read more...

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Eva Moskowitz' Albany Rally Wasn't Optional For Charter School Teachers
This is what happens when teachers have no voice or leverage. They were expected to attend the Albany protest last week, or suffer consequences. Read more...
Mayor De Blasio Has It Right On Charter Schools
It was Monday morning, and the folks at Morning Joe were already steamed. Joe Scarborough had his Very Serious scowl face on while Mika Brzezinski's eyes were flashing with poised rage. Their target: newly elected New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his stance on charter schools. Read more...
Charter School Debate Escalates Rapidly In New York
The fight is on between corporate Democrats and populist Democrats in New York City with public education as the prize. Read more...
Meet The Silicon Valley Millionaires Funding Vergara V. California
New information pulls back the curtain on the wealthy businessmen funding the latest legal attack on teachers. Read more...
Bobby Jindal Compares Obama Administration To Segregationist
If you thought Republicans couldn't get any nastier or more cynical than what we normally see from them when they appear on our corporate media, you were wrong. Read more...