An Interview with Kenneth Zeichner: Relay Graduate School of Education

  The reason that I use Lisa Delpit’s term “other people’s children” here is to underline the point that few if any Relay staff and advocates for the program in the policy community would accept a Relay teacher for their … Continue reading An Interview with Kenneth Zeichner: Relay Graduate School of Education

Bill Gates has spent $440M to push charter schools: Here is the list of recipients

Per a previous post titled, “Before you can fund the charter school, you have to fund an advocacy organization that can create a climate for the charter school to exist”, Bill Gates has been busy for several years funding established organizations … Continue reading Bill Gates has spent $440M to push charter schools: Here is the list of recipients

A New Charter School Study by Mathematica That the Corporate Reformers Don’t Want You to See

An excerpt from a post written by Jim Horn of Schools Matter. The first national charter school study was conducted in 2009 by CREDO at Stanford, and the co-funders of the study (the Walton Foundation and Pearson) were not enamored by the results. So bad were they for charter school fans that the study, though given skimpy coverage by the LA Times, was never reported by WaPo or the NYTimes, and received minimal coverage from one news magazine, U. S. News and World Report, which obviously did not get the memo: June 17, 2009 12:58 PM ET | Zach Miners … Continue reading A New Charter School Study by Mathematica That the Corporate Reformers Don’t Want You to See