The charter school industry’s unregulated, taxpayer-funded business model of education is a “fiscal and educational disaster.”
Tag: online schools
President Trump and Secretary of Education DeVos used a private school Florida to kick off their campaign to promote the privatization of public schools.
New investigation from USA Today shows that online charter schools have spent almost $100 million in taxpayer dollars on advertising since 2007.
The final article in teacherken’s Stop the Greed Agenda tour series focuses on the effects that ALEC has had on education in America.
by Tim Reed Teachers are used to hearing the same old song and dance: “We love you, but hate your union.” What many people fail to realize is that the unions are the teachers, and bargaining isn’t all about teacher pay and benefits, but also about helping students achieve success. Below we highlight five examples … Continued
The NYT studies K12 Inc. and finds huge dropout rates, lowered standards, overworked teachers and majorities or near majorities of students falling behind by almost any standard available, all paid for by taxpayer money being funneled away from traditional public schools.
As public schools struggle with budget cuts, online schools are expanding – even as evidence mounts that they are not effective alternatives to traditional schools.