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

21 Reasons Why Charter Schools Would Not Work in the State of Washington

This contributor has chosen to remain anonymous but wanted to share their opinion. Dora 1. Charters have NOT outperformed public schools – the majority of charter schools have performed equal to or poorer than public schools. 2. Charter schools too often increase segregation of minority students and students of poverty. 3. Charter school legislation has led on to voucher systems which are funding religious schools or anything that looks like a school – see Florida and Indiana. 4. Many charter schools in New York are run by unelected boards full of “hedge fund managers”. 5. Our neighborhood schools build strong … Continue reading 21 Reasons Why Charter Schools Would Not Work in the State of Washington