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Here is the Team that is Monetizing Public Education for Profit


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FromĀ  Diane Ravitch‘s blog: GSV Advisors is leading the movement to bring investors into public education and to create new companies to profit from public education funding. GSV stands for Global Silicon Valley. Who are they, you might wonder? Here are their leaders. Note how much they know about investing and building equity. Note how […]

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Texas school board rejects Athlos charter school AGAIN


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The Texas school board of education rejects the Athlos Academy charter application for the second year in a row. The application submitted by Idaho-based Athlos Academies to open two new charter schools in the Dallas area was vetoed by a vote of 12-2 at the Texas State Board of Education meeting on July 17th. Education […]

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Accountability for thee but not for me


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The Toledo Blade is practically begging the state legislature to hold charter schools accountable: Don’t delay charter reform. And no wonder. The excerpts below from an Akron Beacon Journal article, “Ohio online charter schools not accountable for students who do poorly in first year,”show the absurdity of the state’s charter school laws. Some dropout schools […]

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