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General News    H3'ed 11/12/17

Every Cybercharter Fails to Meet State Standards, for Fifth Year in a Row, in Pennsylvania:; by Diane Ravitch

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"For the fifth year in a row, not one cybercharter in Pennsylvania  achieved a passing school performance score of 70. When will these scams be held accountable for their poor performance? When will the State close down these failing schools? These cyber “schools”, which do not 'teach' or facilitate children to learn real thinking skills,  drain hundreds of millions of dollars away from real schools and get poor results, year after year. Two different cybercharter operators were indicted for stealing millions from state taxpayers. One was convicted, the other was tried but the trial ended in a hung jury."

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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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