Jeb Bush’s charter school fail

| Tags: Charters, Finance and Facilities, Oversight, Quality, Transparency

Jeb Bush is still talking about the charter school he helped to create, even though the local school board shut it down in 2008. In a recent town hall-style event, he spoke about the school, but failed to mention its many shortcomings. The school, Liberty City Charter School, was featured in the New York Times article “Charter […]

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“Riddled with failures” Bloomberg News’ description of company run by Mayor Bloomberg’s ex-chancellor

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A Bloomberg News report yesterday slammed Amplify, the education division of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., which is run by Joel Klein, who was chosen by then-Mayor Michael Bloomberg to serve as NYC schools chancellor. The article chronicles Bloomberg’s failures in:   Guilford County NC, which paid $3 million for 2013-2014 to lease about 15,000 tablets […]

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New report on K12, Inc. in California

| Tags: Charters, Corporate Profiles, Equity, K12, Key Issues, Oversight, Quality

A new report from In The Public Interest examines a California virtual school managed by the for-profit education company, K12, Inc. The study focuses on student performance, management practices, and oversight mechanisms at California Virtual Academies (CAVA), whose students are “at risk of low quality educational outcomes, and some are falling through the cracks entirely, […]

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