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Texas Charter School Funding

by Bonnie A. Lesley Texas Kids Can’t Wait has been distressed for several years now as we have watched the Texas Charter School Association and some of its member charter schools repeatedly misrepresent the truth when discussing charter school funding.  They even lied to the Supreme Court of Texas when they filed their brief on […]

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Education Reform with David Sirota

Watch this video that exposes the influence of mega-wealthy corporations on education policy all over the country.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2LJzEuodZw

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Common Core Assessments

Here is a truly outrageous situation!  Joel Klein (employee of Murdoch) gets the contract to score and analyze the Common Core assessments.  Klein, Murdoch, etc. are among chief advocates for privatization of public schools.  http://dianeravitch.net/2012/11/30/wireless-generation-wins-common-core-contract/

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Athletics May Be Our Secret Weapon

When we first began to talk about constituency groups who might be rallied to come to the defense of equitable and adequate funding for public schools AND against privatization schemes, we thought immediately of all those involved in public school athletics–the kids, their coaches, the booster clubs, the marching band, the cheerleaders, the drill teams, […]

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School Choice, Private School Vouchers, Parental Choice–On the Way? by Jim Dunnam, Oct. 18, 2012

Scroll down the page to find this blog:  http://www.jimdunnam.com/

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