Today in our city park you can listen to jazz and blues all day while sampling a variety of barbecue offerings. Now don't you wish you lived near me?
In the meantime, here is some reading for you. Remember to share.
Better Schools Won't Fix America
Another wealthy reformster figures out that ed reform is on the wrong path.
She Left The Education Department For Groups It Curbed; Now She's Back
Yet another fox lands a sweet henhouse gig. Hoping Americans we'll be defended from predatory for-profit scam colleges? This lady is not going to help.
Churn and Burn
Turns out that charters run through staff far more than public schools do.
Are Charters Hurting School Distracts
Matt Barnum at Chalkbeat runs some numbers and finds that (suroprise) charters do damage the districts they come from.
Testimony day in Harrisburg, PA, becomes a little heated when cyber charter boosters come out to defend their businesses from ac tual educators.
Betsy DeVos, meet Ralph from Comcast.
Betsy DeVos, meet Ralph and find out what fuss about predatory privatized college looks like on the ground.
Charter Schools and Buying Double
Steven Singer looks at duplication of services and the extra costs of charter schools.
White Home Buyers, Black Neighborhoods, and the Future of Urban Schools
Another invaluable episode of Have You Heard, looking at gentrification in an interview with Yawu Miller.
One State Sets Out To Rethink Charter Oversight
Jan Resseger takes a look at some important results from California's charter study.
What About ALICE?
One more creepy technocratic program for managing and profiting from the Lessers. Wrench in the Gears has dug up details.
Like to use graphic novels, comics, etc in your classroom and you need some backup for the practice? Here's a list of some resources you can use.