$71 million federal charter school grant underscores the need for more support for public education
Issue Charter Schools
Georgia educators are working hard to inform voters of the real intentions behind a proposed amendment that would enable state school takeovers.
“How can Sagan be trusted to properly regulate charter schools when he’s so invested in expanding them? The chairman needs to step down immediately.”
Educator/Activist Julian Vasquez Heilig provides insight into what students, parents, and voters should keep in mind when evaluating the charter schools debate.
A small army of activists is contacting pro-public education voters, reminding them what’s at stake and to vote all the way down the ballot.
“Donald Trump has no understanding of what kids need to succeed in school or in life. He’s only concerned with his bottom line”: Becky Higgins, first-grade Ohio teacher
“Public schools should be about students and inspiring young minds—not profits.”
U.S. Sen. candidate Ted Strickland calls for a moratorium on for-profit charters.
Georgia teacher Melissa Ladd says the so-called “Opportunity School District” would destroy progress and effectively re-segregate schools.
Activist mom fights Mass. charter expansion after son traumatized at charter school