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Charter Scam Week 2015; By P.L. Thomas

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Diane ravitch summarizes this: Paul Thomas of South Carolina calls out the charter industry for its spiraling frauds, hoaxes, profits, and resegregation.
'It's Charter Scam Week again--time for the annual corporate Charter School Week P.R. campaign. Time to point out how that charter advocacy has revealed itself in the following ways: 'Charter advocacy cannot be: about improving student achievement since charter schools consistently have a range of outcomes similar to public schools.
or concerned about resegregation of schools by race and class since charter schools are significantly segregated.' it is a thinly veiled attempt to introduce school choice as 'parental choice' despite the U.S. public mostly being against channelling public funds into privately run schools.' The problem for charter advocacy is that the evidence is overwhelmingly counter to nearly every claim...
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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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