An archived stack of papers: 'charter-school'

In My Backyard, Please

In a stack of papers called Reform.

  • Dec
  • 16
  • 2007

My district just had a board meeting last Thursday and consideration of a KIPP high school was on the agenda. As of this writing, I don’t know how that meeting went, but I’ll find out and post an update. At my school, we had strong voices against the charter school, desperate for its disapproval. Folks scoured the charter paperwork in the hopes that KIPP... read more

Charter Me This, Batman: Faulty Comparison 3

In a stack of papers called Reform.

  • Feb
  • 27
  • 2006

School systems in other countries are better than that in America. That is spoken without due consideration to the myriad of other things that are different in a student’s life overseas and that may impact academic performance. Private schools perform better on standardized tests that public schools do. But with the ability to cherry pick students and refuse an education to those who do not want... read more