Privitization of Public ED: News:SLS.
Read how they set up a STATE-RUN school district to insert charter schools into buildings that were once public schools. Between the Race to the Top and the Opportunity School District, this Georgia troika has set in motion the infrastructure to tear Georgia’s public schools apart. They use student test scores to rate teachers and schools, and to rationalize the concept of “failing schools, ” based on this proven unreliable and invalid data, so that the lowest achieving schools should be either closed, or “reformed” using one of various reform models. in which, first, the principal is fired, and half the teachers are replaced. In all cases, the measurement to decide performance is high-stakes testing.