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Fake News from Florida About Charter "Success" by Diane Ravitch

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Trump and his education secretary tout charter schools, and   William J. Mathis who is currently managing director of National Education Policy Center Fake News  cites that Florida charter schools show higher achievement than traditional public schools in  84% of the cases.  This would be an impressive statistic if it were a true reflection of charter school performance!  But it’s notIn other words, traditional public schools in Florida are serving more students with greater educational needs. Research tells us that socio-economic circumstances are the strongest predictor of test score performance. Thus the report may be measuring student demographics more than comparative school effectiveness.  Find out how Using the wrong numbers – Proficiency levels –  hides valuable information.' Learn the scam!

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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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