“North Carolina’s children can’t afford legislators who take their cue from fairy tales. They need lawmakers who want public schools to succeed and will develop policies to help build up the schools, not tear them down.” Take time to read the entire editorial!
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“Two years ago, when the voucher system was first proposed, the proponents pledged vouchers would be available only to those students who had first attended a public school and found it didn’t adequately meet their needs. They also vowed vouchers would only be awarded to low-income students who couldn’t afford another choice and that the […]
“In a new report, entitled “P is for Payoff: Inside the Bradley Foundation’s Campaign to Privatize Education in Wisconsin,” the non-profit activist group One Wisconsin Now has detailed the Bradley Foundation’s funding of a coordinated campaign to promote school privatization in Wisconsin and across the nation. The report “reveals a web of right-wing groups are […]
As the policy debates over education “reform” continue, some of the key underlying issues – competing worldviews – are starting to emerge clearly. The first public introduction, last July, of Governor Snyder’s[Michigan’s governor] advisory panel on the school funding law provided one perspective (see upcoming article). They view their charge as making sure money follows […]