Star Ledger, 6.23.11"What do we want? A vote! When do we want it? Now!" while an assortment of politicians pledged obeisance to what these parents demanded: An end to the unchecked growth of charter schools.
Wall Street Journal 6.23.11A new group backed by two hedge-fund founders is taking aim at New Jersey's largest teachers union. Better Education for Kids wants to end the use of seniority in teacher-hiring decisions . . . and weaken tenure. . . . It's the first major foray from the hedge-fund community into New Jersey's education-reform scene. Hedge-fund managers and employees have been active in New York education circles for years, as support for charter schools came into vogue.
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Wall Street Bottomfeeders Circling NJ Schools
HT to Stan Karp: