The state board of education in Colorado has decided to turn over schools in 3 districts to a for-profit management corporation that claims it can turn the schools around, at a cost of millions of dollars. The political connections of the firm are not in doubt, but their 'turn-around' success is! Read here about the story and a deep dive into the history of MGT Consulting.' Learn what is afoot in the nation, as taxpayer money that should go to improving public schools is handed over to charter schools with no record of success and no rules for transparency.'
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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...)