Nation Topics - Charter Schools
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Showdowns in Chicago, Philadelphia, New York City and beyond have turned out parents and teachers in droves—and revealed how out of touch education reformers really are.
If pro-charter proposals in Washington State or Georgia pass this November, that will mark the first time charter schools have won at the ballot box.
The journalist blames teachers unions, not economic inequality, for students’ failure to achieve.
As thirty-six states contemplate privatization measures, public schools are on the defensive.
The celebrated film tells a familiar story about unions and schools—but misses what's new.
In The Death and Life of the Great American School System, Diane Ravitch has found a new métier as a critic of neo-capitalist school reform.
Drastic changes in the educational system are leaving New Orleans's public schools behind.
The New Orleans school system, re-created in the wake of Hurricane
Katrina, is beginning to look like something designed by FEMA.
A new charter school is embracing "eco-gastronomy"--a holistic
curriculum based around food--hoping "to renew New Orleans one okra
plant and one child at a time."
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