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Beware, Kentucky! Here Come the Charter Hucksters! by Peter Greene

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Peter Green e notes that Kentucky passed a charter law but has so far wisely refused to fund them. Along comes a local marketing consultant to explain why charters are a great idea. Greene explains why charters are a very bad idea indeed. Kentuckians, do not be snookered by these myths and the charter advocates who push them. The old argument is that students can't wait, that it takes too long to change a school, yet somehow we're proposing that a  Bonus round: charter schools are not publicKentucky charter advocates have gotten the memo to call charter schools 'public charters schools.' They are not. Public schools are owned by the public, operated by elected representatives of the public, are completely transparent to the public, and serve all of the public.school can be go from nonexistent to awesome in the same short time.'

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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