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Gene V. Glass: The Triumph of School Choice in Arizona--NOT! Diane Ravitch & Gene V. Glass

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Somebody needs to get their stories straight. You have heard the stories about how vouchers and charters will 'save poor kids from failing schools,' will create competition to improve public schools,.Gene V. Glass, distinguished researcher of education at Arizona State U. surveys the amazing spread of school choice in Arizona and asks what are the results of the spread of choice.With nearly half of all students enjoying the benefit of choice -- with its effects on driving incompetent teachers out of work, shutting down bad schools, stimulating private and public schools to reach higher levels of effort and innovation -- the condition of K-12 education in Arizona must be nothing short of fantastic! But, Arizona's school systems are terrible. Below average; lagging behind other nations; a threat to the economy of the entire state; not preparing students for college or careers in needof
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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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