education reform

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...
Billionaire Bucks Winning Charter School Debate In New York
The billionaire-funded ad campaign against Mayor de Blasio is paying off. Read more...
U.S. Taxpayers Funding Creationism In Schools Across The Country
Did you know that taxpayers are funding the teaching of anti-science, anti-critical thinking and creationism in our schools? 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...
Rick Berman Aims At Teachers Union President, Makes It Personal
Who is leading the charge against teachers' union president Randi Weingarten? Choose your favorite billionaire. Read more...

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Not-Joe The Not-Plumber Shocked Activist Didn't Fully Disclose Past Jobs
The irony meter redlines when the guy who gained fame from lying about his name and profession worries about professional bona fides. Read more...
Charter Schools Are Wrecking Public Education
Charter schools were once considered an innovative way to improve public education. What happened? Read more...
Dr. Steve Perry has difficulty learning the difference between attacking policy and attacking people. Perhaps he shouldn't be education reform's face of success? Read more...
Jindal Says Charter Schools Are Path To American Dream
Bobby Jindal thinks all we have to do is let billionaires profit from our public education system and we'll all prosper. Read more...
It's buyer beware in the Wild West market of charter and voucher schools. One Milwaukee charter graduate almost needed a GED to attend a local college. They said her diploma was worthless. Read more...