September 26th is the deadline for The Center for Education Reform’s (CER) “Hey John Oliver! Back Off My Charter School” Video Contest.
Today, with annual Back to School rituals now fully underway, parents, grandparents and engaged citizens have a new tool to help them make a fundamental difference in the education of their children and ensure that the status quo is the exception, not the rule.
The claim that charter schools drain resources from traditional public schools is “absurd” and an “outright lie,” as many reputable researchers as well as editorial boards have acknowledged and documented.
When it comes to public charter schools and funding, it's time to set the record straight.
By Ovetta Wiggins Washington Post July 1, 2016 The president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence is doing something she has never done before: organizing volunteers to monitor the state’s Handgun Review Permit Board. The board, which hears appeals from people who have been denied gun permits, is one of at least three in the […]
Charter school sponsors will be spending the better part of July submitting documents for a new evaluation process that some argue is cumbersome and makes it impossible to receive perfect marks. The new evaluation framework – which was created by an advisory panel following a discovery last summer that the previous ratings were being calculated […]
El Camino Real Charter High School tweaks rules in aftermath of spending issues
23 September 2016
The meeting of the El Camino Real Alliance board, which took place in a mostly full auditorium at the Woodland Hills school, was held two days before El Camino’s deadline to respond to LAUSD’s “notice of violations” that was unanimously...
Local educators give state officials an earful on new education law
23 September 2016
Given a chance to weigh in on Illinois’ plans for implementing the new federal education law, area educators gave state officials an earful, much of it related to testing, funding and a nationwide teachers’ shortage....