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Charter Schools

  1. 2020 elections
    Cory Booker Has a School Choice ProblemBooker’s past positions on vouchers and charter schools are out of line with Democratic orthodoxy. He can’t stay quiet about it much longer.
  2. labor
    Acero Charter Schools Takes Legal Action To Stop StrikeAcero Charters Schools Is Taking Legal Action Against Striking Teachers
  3. labor
    Inside the First Charter-School Strike: ‘30k Is Not a Livable Wage in Chicago’Following a wave of public educator protests, teachers at Chicago’s Acero Schools charter network are demanding higher pay and smaller class sizes.
  4. education
    Chicago Teachers Clear Path for Nation’s First Charter-School StrikeFollowing a wave of teacher protests earlier this year, Acero Charter Schools educators voted to authorize a potentially groundbreaking strike.
  5. The GOP Could Get Shut Out of California’s Gubernatorial ElectionIt could matter a lot nationally if Republicans are shut out of the general election in both of California’s top-of-the-ballot races.
  6. Charter School Billionaires Boosting Former L.A. Mayor’s Gubernatorial CampaignA network of wealthy charter school backers is financing ads for Antonio Villaraigosa into a general election with fellow Democrat Gavin Newsom.
  7. Charters Didn’t Cause Segregation. They’re a Solution for its Victims.Don’t wait for residential segregation to disappear before helping urban students.
  8. Betsy DeVos Knew How to Wield Power in Michigan. It’s Not Working in D.C.Who is she? And how did she get to be head of our schools?
  9. dale?
    Here’s a Reminder That Pitbull Loves Charter SchoolsBetsy DeVos paid Mr. Worldwide’s Miami charter school — SLAM — a visit on Thursday.
  10. Does Betsy DeVos Really Believe in Public Schools?The would-be secretary of Education is committed to eroding accountability for the use of taxpayers’ education funding.
  11. Trump Picks Wealthy Voucher Proponent to Head Education DepartmentBetsy DeVos is his gift to the Christian right.
  12. education
    A Teacher Tears Up a First-Grader’s Paper“There’s nothing that infuriates me more than when you don’t do what’s on your paper.” 
  13. Is Andrew Cuomo Getting Schooled?His rough treatment of the teachers’ unions is driving down his popularity. So why is he doing it?
  14. Who Will Take Round Two of the Charter-School Debate in Albany This Year?Pro-charter-school allies won big last year, but Albany’s dynamics have changed just enough to make that less certain.
  15. Charter-School Advocates Shift Tactics in Their Battle With de Blasio How they plan to put the mayor on the defensive.
  16. Mayor de Blasio on His First (Nearly) 100 Days in OfficeHow about that pre-K deal? And what was it like getting booed by Mets fans?
  17. New York Lawmakers Reach Deal on Universal Pre-K and Charter Schools [Updated]Mayor de Blasio will get $300 million to expand early education programs.
  18. Why Mayor de Blasio Is Softening His Talk on Charter SchoolsThe latest, from Chris Smith, in the ongoing education battle.
  19. Bronx Charter School Busted for Stacking the DeckEven though legally charter schools must admit by lottery, the Academic Leadership school has been weeding out weak applicants.
  20. Post-Industrial Nightmare Wasteland May Not Be a Good Place for Children to LearnGowanus community board negs charter idea.