Charter schools

What Does One Say About "Charter Greed"?

Education bloggers spend a lot of their time pointing out the failures and tearing down the Charter School movement. Apparently, they don't find it difficult to find condemning data. Today, Ravitch culled comments from Sharon Higgins that seems to show profligate greed among some Charter School corporate leaders. I won't defend these cases, but neither do I believe they are strong incentives for the government to run all our schools. If anything, these comments point to the deeper moral issues of schooling. Read More...
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Solutions for Baltimore's Rioting Students?

Apparently there was a firestorm when Jeanne Allen, the senior fellow and president emeritus of the Center For Education Reform, tweeted, "Baltimore riots and community dysfunction remind us that we must fix school and make #edreform a reality 4 all. #Charterschools save cities." She was quick overwhelmed with responses - most from angry traditional public school teachers. Here are a couple of responses I posted to an article about the turmoil…
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