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Why rich folks love charter schools

…even though they would never send their children to one. As a result of this change to the tax code, banks and equity funds that invest in charter schools in … Continue reading

November 14, 2015 · 2 Comments

Diane Ravitch: The Common Core Standards “should have no legitimacy”

From The Fatal Flaw of the Common Core Standards by Diane Ravitch: The reason to oppose the Common Core standards is because they violate the well-established and internationally recognized process … Continue reading

March 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

The Weekly Update: ALEC push back, Jeb Bush shows us how to cash in, Common Core Standards’ big oop’s, Teach for America alums speak out and more

After a short summer hiatus, I’m back with the weekly news. As my mother used to say, “There’s no rest for the weary” and from what I’ve been observing, there’s … Continue reading

August 14, 2013 · 1 Comment

Parents Across America Update

  Parents Across America Action News May 2, 2013 Welcome to PAA Action News, the information and action newsletter of Parents Across America. PAA Action Alert Help a student speak … Continue reading

May 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Weekly Update: The Parent Trigger- “It’s a scam”, the charter school waiting list scam in Chicago and elsewhere, the Common Core Standards dumped by the RNC and more

First piece of news is that I’ve been published. Yes, it’s a teeny tiny chapter in a book with some  heavy hitters but still, I have something to brag about … Continue reading

April 23, 2013 · 1 Comment

Michelle Rhee-form protest in Seattle. Join us.

There will be a protest at 6:00 PM on February 19th in front of Town Hall where Michelle Rhee will be talking about her latest fundraising effort, her book. Join … Continue reading

February 12, 2013 · 8 Comments

The Weekly Update: The 2012 Election Results on Education… so far

Before going through the results of the elections, one last note about the Walton’s. I came across a list of candidates running for election or re-election who received donations from … Continue reading

November 9, 2012 · 1 Comment