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How Edupreneurs Took Nashville for a Ride; Diane Ravitch

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'You can read the story- and much more- about the rigged search to by the same people who stood to benefit from no-bid contracts with MNPS. These folks were also connected with illegal activities in other states. In the end, Nashville suffered. 'Among [the] negative outcomes are increased community acrimony, wasted education funds, and career debacles for what could perhaps have been promising school leaders.'

And in the end the controversies with the  'leadership decisions strongly divided the city’s black community, and taxpayers were stuck with a $261,250 bill for buying out the rest of his contract. As a result of the fallout, Joseph lost his state teaching license, and he vowed never to work in the state again.'

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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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