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October 15, 2013
“The Lady is a Tramp” for Barbara Dreyer  She gets hungry, for dinner at eight She likes distance learning from morning till late She loves to bother with kids who can’t graduate That’s why Barbara Dreyer is a champ Doesn’t like mind games, with bureaucrats Won’t go to Baltimore with city council brats Won’t dish […] Read more »
September 17, 2013
Click here for Newswire, the latest weekly report on education news and commentary you won’t find anywhere else – spiced with a dash of irreverence – from the nation’s leading voice in school reform. NATIONAL COVERAGE Common Core’s Testing Woes National Journal, September 16, 2013 The Common Core State Standards for elementary and secondary schools […] Read more »
September 5, 2013
by Kenric Ward Watchdog.org September 4, 2013 Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s decision not to defend Virginia’s school-takeover law signals its imminent demise. Echoing constitutional concerns raised by the Norfolk School Board, the Republican attorney general said his office would not represent the state in taking over chronically failing campuses. With Norfolk preparing a lawsuit against […] Read more »
September 4, 2013
A national report continues to praise Louisiana's school choice programs but warns the state's fourth-in-the-nation ranking -- and parents' power in their children's education -- could be in jeopardy because of a federal lawsuit that could halt vouchers in districts under desegregation orders. Read more »
September 3, 2013
Michigan placed just outside the top 10 on a national education reform group's annual rankings of "parent power" for making educational choices. Read more »
August 19, 2013
NEWSWIRE IS BACK! Click here for the latest weekly report on education news and commentary you won’t find anywhere else, spiced with a dash of irreverence, from the nation’s leading voice in school reform. NATIONAL COVERAGE A civics lesson from AMerica’s education debate Opinion, Summit Daily, August 18, 2013 Paradoxes come in all different forms, […] Read more »
August 15, 2013
NEWSWIRE IS BACK! Click here for the latest weekly report on education news and commentary you won’t find anywhere else, spiced with a dash of irreverence, from the nation’s leading voice in school reform. NATIONAL COVERAGE The Architect of School Reform Who Turned Against It The Atlantic, August 14, 2013 The survival of the school-reform […] Read more »
August 14, 2013
NEWSWIRE IS BACK! Click here for the latest weekly report on education news and commentary you won’t find anywhere else, spiced with a dash of irreverence, from the nation’s leading voice in school reform. NATIONAL COVERAGE National teachers union leader points to St. Louis as model St Louis Post-Dispatch, August 14, 2013 The head of […] Read more »
August 12, 2013
NEWSWIRE IS BACK! Click here for the latest weekly report on education news and commentary you won’t find anywhere else, spiced with a dash of irreverence, from the nation’s leading voice in school reform. NATIONAL COVERAGE Charter grade scandal could slow growing movement Associated Press, August 9, 2013 For charter school supporters, there were few […] Read more »
August 9, 2013
NEWSWIRE IS BACK! Click here for the latest weekly report on education news and commentary you won’t find anywhere else, spiced with a dash of irreverence, from the nation’s leading voice in school reform. NATIONAL COVERAGE COTTO: ‘School choice’ is child abuse Opinion, Washington Times, August 8, 2013 It is impossible for mainly troubled youths […] Read more »