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NYC_SKP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Sep-25-11 12:22 PM
Response to Reply #18
20. This will not be a problem in my Public Charter School.
We already operate several, no union resistance because union membership is required.
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  -I'm Going to Launch a Charter School; A Public Charter School. NYC_SKP  Sep-25-11 11:09 AM   #0 
  - I can't tell is this is sarcasm or not.  aikoaiko   Sep-25-11 11:12 AM   #1 
  - Why would it be sarcasm? A public charter school with union teachers helping students be successful  NYC_SKP   Sep-26-11 08:36 AM   #49 
  - Why not Title I?  rucky   Sep-25-11 11:16 AM   #2 
  - NCLB...  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 11:20 AM   #5 
     - And you think that refusing Title I funding releases you from abiding by NCLB?  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-25-11 11:27 AM   #10 
     - Yes, we can and we already do.  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 11:29 AM   #12 
     - Yes thankfully it isn't Kansas  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-25-11 11:39 AM   #17 
        - You're very kind. I'll be meeting our state superintendent tomorrow, a very nice man.  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 01:46 PM   #26 
     - It does, it's the reason why many private schools (like mine)  sabrina 1   Sep-25-11 05:23 PM   #43 
     - Interesting. Sounds like you're serious.  rucky   Sep-25-11 01:07 PM   #23 
        - Thanks, Rucky!  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 02:14 PM   #29 
  - You're exactly 20 years too late  wtmusic   Sep-25-11 11:16 AM   #3 
  - I didn't say this would be the very first school of this description. And it's not about making $$$  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 11:25 AM   #8 
     - The AFT runs two all-union charters in NYC  wtmusic   Sep-25-11 12:50 PM   #21 
        - This isn't in New York; this is in California...  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 02:12 PM   #28 
           - Then you know that the CA exit exam is a joke.  wtmusic   Sep-25-11 04:12 PM   #40 
              - Yes, of course I do. Students need to know 55% of 7th grade standards to graduate HS.  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 04:51 PM   #41 
                 - Keep us updated.  wtmusic   Sep-25-11 05:17 PM   #42 
                    - Thank you.  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 06:01 PM   #44 
  - Your school won't survive without Title I finding.  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-25-11 11:17 AM   #4 
  - Oh, yes it will. Many schools already do survive without Title I.  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 11:22 AM   #6 
     - List them.  proud2BlibKansan   Sep-25-11 11:24 AM   #7 
        - I don't need to list them. And I don't need to replace Title I funding, I just need to run leaner.  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 11:27 AM   #9 
        - What's 8.3% of zero?  wtmusic   Sep-25-11 01:04 PM   #22 
           - "Not familiar with education"? Um, no, I've been employed in a public school system for years...  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 01:55 PM   #27 
        - He's survive on rainbows and unicorns...  dems_rightnow   Sep-25-11 11:30 AM   #13 
           - Love is HUGE in this program. If anyone on staff doesn't feel the love...  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 11:36 AM   #16 
  - Cool! Good luck to you and the students you serve.  Zorra   Sep-25-11 11:28 AM   #11 
  - Thank you, Zorra!  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 11:31 AM   #14 
  - Good Luck!  etherealtruth   Sep-25-11 11:32 AM   #15 
  - Many thanks!  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 01:09 PM   #24 
  - Not sure what things are like where you live...  Nederland   Sep-25-11 11:50 AM   #18 
  - This will not be a problem in my Public Charter School.  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 12:22 PM   #20 
  - Good luck, and let us know how it goes.  cherokeeprogressive   Sep-25-11 11:58 AM   #19 
  - If my daughters or I were in NY, we'd SO be with you!  elleng   Sep-25-11 01:27 PM   #25 
  - This sounds great. Please keep up updated--I think that having your viewpoint in our education  msanthrope   Sep-25-11 02:20 PM   #30 
  - Thanks for the support and that story...  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 02:39 PM   #33 
  - I think that 'fifth year' sounds great. Community businesses might be interested in talking to  msanthrope   Sep-25-11 03:16 PM   #37 
     - Thank you! And yes, community businesses have a big stake in schools...  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 03:21 PM   #38 
        - I got union apprenticeships for some of my kids. Hard work, but they  msanthrope   Sep-25-11 06:15 PM   #45 
           - Thank you. Among other things, all kids get OSHA-10 certifications...  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 06:32 PM   #46 
  - Excellent!  seaker   Sep-25-11 04:12 PM   #39 
  - Thanks!  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 08:21 PM   #47 
  - That happened to me as well. I was told that it  ChazII   Sep-27-11 11:44 PM   #55 
  - Let us know how you're doing.  theaocp   Sep-25-11 02:23 PM   #31 
  - Would you do it if NCLB were not around?  Zanzoobar   Sep-25-11 02:38 PM   #32 
  - We would still support the small learning community Public Charter School model without NCLB.  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 02:50 PM   #35 
  - By 2020, you're gonna have to have compulsory Bible Study Classes in every school:  blkmusclmachine   Sep-25-11 02:49 PM   #34 
  - How so?  NYC_SKP   Sep-25-11 03:01 PM   #36 
  - Sweet  Ohio Joe   Sep-25-11 08:28 PM   #48 
  - Good luck, though I really don't support the charter school concept.  Tatiana   Sep-26-11 08:52 AM   #50 
  - Hi, thank you, and it will have the theme of environmental stewardship and social responsibility.  NYC_SKP   Sep-26-11 09:14 AM   #51 
  - THIS-  mopinko   Sep-26-11 10:27 AM   #52 
  - Thank you!  NYC_SKP   Sep-26-11 08:49 PM   #53 
     - Hmmmm  seaker   Sep-27-11 11:38 PM   #54 
  - Meh. Sounds like biosphere II  lonestarnot   Sep-27-11 11:47 PM   #56 
  - I have a question about this from your post: It will be staffed by members of the teachers union  NNN0LHI   Sep-28-11 04:22 AM   #57 

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