Charter Schools

Do Charter Schools Really Rely on Private Money?

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and came across this piece of news: Kipp Ignite Academy has received $100,000 through a Farmers Insurance Thank America’s Teachers grant. First of all,...

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California

You Might Be Surprised Who’s Trying to Hold Charter Schools Accountable in Los Angeles

Yesterday, the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) made a public call for non-renewal of six charter schools. The statement said that these schools “did not yield evidence of student...

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California

Los Angeles Charter Schools Are Outperforming Traditional Schools in Math and English

Today, California will release the 2015-2016 CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Progress and Performance) Scores. But I have already seen them. There are three things that stood out. First, in...

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LAUSD

Los Angeles Is Losing Good Teachers Because of This Policy

Teachers unions often argue that the "last in, first out (LIFO)" policy is the only fair way to lay off teachers. Reformers say that LIFO protects bad teachers while indiscriminately getting rid of...

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