Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
General News

Special Report: The profit motive behind virtual schools in Maine -

Quicklink Submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink    (# of views)   2 comments, 10 series

Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 40790
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)


(Image by flickr.com)   Details   DMCA

DON'T MISS THIS:At stake is the future of thousands of Maine schoolchildren who would enroll in the full-time virtual schools and the future of tens of thousands more who would be legally required to take online courses at their public high schools in order to receive their diplomas. THE aggressive reform drive to dramatically expand and deregulate online education -- a partnership formed between Maine’s top education official and a foundation entangled with the very companies that stand to make millions of dollars from the policies it advocates, by providing portions of the education agenda.SEE:  ALEC-sponsored digital education bills-- in Maine, several ALEC model bills that would benefit online education companies were introduced including several measures that sought to use public funds to pay private school tuition, a law that allows public schools to act like charter schools.'

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.pressherald.com

 

- Advertisement -

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

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...)
 

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Other Series: View All 319 Articles in "PRIVITIZATION."

Other Series: View All 533 Articles in "lies & propaganda:: the rant"

Other Series: View All 144 Articles in "legislature and governorsL false info- undoing education"

Other Series: View All 460 Articles in "DON'T MISS THIS!"

Other Series: View All 696 Articles in "Access: the POWER of MONEY"

Other Series: View All 255 Articles in "15,880 Districts in 50 States: already divided for conquering."

Other Series: View All 269 Articles in "wrecking Ball"