In the late 1990s, charter schools were sold to the country, in part, on the premise that they would be “laboratories of innovation”: freed from the bureaucracy of large school districts, charter schools could test new approaches that could...Read More
“Private schools in Florida will collect nearly $1 billion in state-backed scholarships this year through a system so weakly regulated that some schools hire teachers without college degrees, hold classes in aging strip malls and falsify fire-safety...Read More
More Research Needed: Does this Study Demonstrate the Positive Effects of a Voucher Program or the Negative Effects of Accountabaloney?
In Florida, public schools are graded, almost entirely based on student standardized test scores, and then either rewarded or punished. Test scores are used to make decisions that professional educators used to make: promotion/retention, remediation and,...Read More