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The Mixed Public Perceptions of The Experiment

The full report is here [PDF] and not very long…. The first finding is pretty easy—even if you are dogmatically opposed to the privatization of public schools, if the choice is between a “failing” operator and a new one, you’d … Continue reading

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Crescent City Schools on Sale NOW!

A 2012 reprint is available, normally $25, now $20. Like this:Like Loading…

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You Know Why

John White appears poised to be named state schools superintendent this week No surprise here. This has been wanted since 3 days after he became superintendent of RSD. [Even now, no one in public has asked, or questioned, why.] Now that the … Continue reading

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Showing the Charter School Love

graciously cross-posted at Humid City, my evacuation chalet My daughter goes to a charter school. I got an email the other day about tomorrow’s rally in Baton Rouge in celebration of Charter Schools Week (I’ve never heard of this one … Continue reading

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#*@*%^#*@*%^!!: Schools Edition: The Application

This is The Application: Not an all-in-one application but one form you can use to apply to “most” RSD, OPSB and various charter schools. Unless the school you want to apply to has a different idea about the form, process … Continue reading

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#*@*%^#*@*%^!!: Schools Edition

1. “School fair attendance gets failing grades” (cute title for a very not-cute story): Addressing about 30 people Saturday during an event designed to help parents begin signing up their children for the 2008-09 school year, Recovery School District superintendent … Continue reading

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Surprise!

I will not be encouraging The Girl to practice the LEAP online and know that I have the middle-class, college-educated privilege to do so while others do not. Begin your reading assignment with: Measuring What Matters Least How Standardized Testing … Continue reading

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“Alternatives for the Alternative”

by Dr. Andre Perry, contributing columnist to The Louisiana Weekly and assistant professor of higher education. Dr. Perry’s comments on education can be heard every Friday on WWNO at 5:30 p.m. The essay is available here and was broadcast Friday, … Continue reading

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