2018 saw a historic mobilization by educators and big wins on election night. But the usual suspects made sure the news wasn’t all good.
Poor performance and shoddy financial practices have plagued the sector for years. Political pressure may finally bring oversight and accountability.
A new “report card” grades each state on commitment to public education and resistence to charter schools and voucher programs. How did your state rank?
The bad news is that the demands and pressures on our schools are growing. The good news is that the nation is finally looking to educators for solutions.
Charter schools are among the most segregated in the nation. Experts say the justifications offered by many charter leaders are troubling and undermine the promise of equal opportunity for every student.
After threatening a virtual strike or “log out,” union members win contract giving them the voice to improve the digital learning environment.
The teaching shortages across the country are real and very troubling, but fueling the pipeline with uncertified and underprepared teachers isn’t the solution.
At annual meeting, NEA adopts forceful new policy that “draws a clear line between charters that serve to improve public education and those that do not.”
A similar web of for-profit entities, hidden transactions and shady accounting may soon engulf the charter school sector.
The towering failures of Ohio’s largest online charter school became too embarrassing even for school choice advocates, but it’s not just ‘one bad apple.’