school choice

UFT Protest: Charter School Fight

UFT Protest is about “vouchers” – The Charter Fight Heats Up Last week, the State Senate passed a budget resolution that would undermine the Mayor’s Pre-K bid, and would take away any leverage he has in his negotiations with Charter Schools. The resolution says that: – NYC can not charge rent to charter schools – […]

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Election Day, Common Core, School Choice

11-5-13 Election Day News Roundup NYC Public Schools are closed and NYCASP Parking rules are suspended today! Let the kids park wherever they want!* *Don’t let kids drive. If you do, give them quarters. Parking meters are in effect.   Here are some good resources to kick off your morning reading.   VOTING For web […]

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Ed Reform and School Choice

9-23-13 NEW DIANE RAVITCH BOOK Thoughts by Jared Gellert: There’s a new Diane Ravitch book coming out with some interesting arguments.  Her core thesis, according to her http://www.huffingtonpost.com/diane-ravitch/what-the-nyt-left-out_b_3913960.html?utm_hp_ref=@education123, is “the refutation of every claim of the privatization movement.”   The book argues that American education is actually improving with all time high test scores, high school […]

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