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Gene V Glass: Education in Two Worlds: What It's Like to Attend the Nation's Finest High School

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THE MEDIA PERPETRATES FRAUD!: In spite of its obvious shortcomings, US News & World Report was blind to the facts when it ranked a couple of its schools (BASIS Scottsdale and BASIS Tucson) among the Top Ten high schools in the United States! BASIS contend that they are not 'selective' and that they are open to all comers. Gene V. Glass, one of the nation's most eminent researchers, has a passion for honesty, and it outages him that they are listed among the 'top ten high schools!' He says: 'I have kept no secret at this Blog that I consider the BASIS charter school chain to be a disaster. If you wonder why, read  the links in this piece!  This is another cunning and deceptive part of their sales pitch. Read a family's experience, and you will know why a BASIS charter starts out with a few hundred children in the elementary grades but ends up with a few dozen by graduation 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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