"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Growing Resistance to Money-Draining and Miseducative Charter Schools

Wilson School Board rejects business charter school
Allentown Morning Call
Joe Lewis, former Bethlehem Area School District superintendent and a consultant for the charter's founders, said he wanted to read the resolution before responding to the board's reasons for denying the application. He said he wasn't surprised with ...
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Senate approves online charter school moratorium
San Francisco Chronicle
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico would impose a temporary moratorium on new fully online charter schools under a proposal approved by the Senate. The measure by Republican Sen. Gay Kernan of Hobbs calls for a one-year moratorium to allow a ...
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ScholArts charter school to close today
Columbus Dispatch
charter school in the Milo-Grogan neighborhood is giving up its legal fight to stay open and will hold its final day of classes today. ScholArts Preparatory and Career Center for Children dropped its appeal in Franklin County Common Pleas Court ...
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Washington state charter school law faces legal challenge
SEATTLE -- A coalition of educators and community groups filed a legal challenge with the state attorney general Wednesday questioning the constitutionality of Washington's new charter schools law. The three-page "legal demand" asks Attorney General ...
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Pittsburgh school board rejects 2 charter schools; 3rd tabled
Pittsburgh Post Gazette
The Pittsburgh Public Schools board Wednesday night rejected two applications to open charter schools this fall and tabled a third, effectively denying it because of requirements to act within a certain time window. The tabled proposal is from Hill ...
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