Posts Tagged ‘Charter School’

Feb
2015
2

There are 387 Charter Schools in Ohio. Soon, One of Them Might be Unionized.

There are 387 Charter Schools in Ohio. Soon, One of Them Might be Unionized.
  A group of teachers at Franklinton Preparatory Academy, a charter school in Columbus, Ohio, are looking to unionize.  The group, the Franklinton Preparatory Academy Educators Association, has filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board and an election could come as quickly as seven weeks from now.  The teachers would be the...
Aug
2014
27

Charter Schools: Now Complete With ALEC Members and FBI Raids!

Charter Schools: Now Complete With ALEC Members and FBI Raids!
  In “The Con Artistry of Charter Schools,” an incredible piece by In These Times writer Ruth Conniff, the burgeoning private education industry is given a thorough scolding for its inability to deliver on promises made to students and families. Excess and wrongdoing, Conniff explains, call the character of all charter schools into...
advert
Jul
2013
3

Rapper Pitbull Opening a Miami Charter School Run by a Company Making $158M in Annual Revenue

Rapper Pitbull Opening a Miami Charter School Run by a Company Making $158M in Annual Revenue
  An example of the dangers of the charterization of schools comes to us from Miami, Florida where rapper Pitbull (neé Armando Perez), has opened SLAM (Sports Leadership & Management) Charter School. He will be speaking at this year’s National Charter School Conference alongside Joel Klein, Arne Duncan, and Amanda Ripley.   Pitbull...