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madfloridian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed May-12-10 06:55 PM
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49. It is not just Detroit. It is all over the country.
What happens to Detroit teachers and schools is happening because of policy enabling it. Public education will not survive this hostile takeover.

I doubt people there are much more aware than folks here in Florida. We are paying out millions in vouchers and other tax money to private and religious schools. One school in St. Pete alone owes a private company one million, and we are paying for that.

Imagine Charter in St. Pete a million in debt. Taxpayers will foot the bill.
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Taking the "public" out of public schools.....happening quickly.
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Faces of school reform. Too many billionaires.
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"a great and terrible charade"..school leaders and entrepreneurs triumphant at school closings?
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Discipline methods from a charter school that would get public school teachers in serious trouble.
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"Democracy Privatized!"...education blog talks about turning over public functions to the market.
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Eli Broad: We dont know anything about how to teach or reading curriculum or any of that."
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Seems my taxpayer money will be sending many more to private schools....
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Two Florida charter schools in financial crisis. Taxpayer money is paying their debt.
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Baton Rouge judges rules it is ok to give taxpayer money to charter schools.
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Former GOP insider says "Billionaire Boys' Club" dismantling education.
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Boston schools officials: We are not "firing" all teachers, just making them reapply.
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1994: Project Censorship The Sandia Report On Education. Showed schools improving. Not published.
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WP: It was a "sad, desperate" decision to fire all of R. I. school's teachers.
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Parents at PS 15, an "A" school, ask state to intervene in PAVE charter invasion.
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Two things: A clear concise indictment of charters, and a Chicago fight to stop school closings.
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Harlem charter school head emails show very special access to NY school chancellor
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Living and dying by test scores: a charter faces probation for weeding out problem students.
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Charter school exec led hearing to let his school invade a Bronx trade school.
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Politically connected NY charter schools to receive 72 million in city money.
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Established Bronx trade school may be replaced by untested academic charter school.
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A Bad Year for Teachers, a Bad Year for Public Education
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Protesting school closings in Chicago. They are closing schools without following procedure.
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KIPP charter school invades NY public school with "A" grade....read the views of both sides.
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Florida wants 1 billion of Arne's 4. 3 billion to hire corporate consultants. Unbelievable.
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