Why would we replace public schools with charter schools… have we not seen the research ?
Quote: “Duncan closed more than 60 schools, most of them all-black and all-poor, replacing them with charter schools and boutique schools that have since proved to be failures by the same measures Duncan used against the regular, unionized public schools.”
Post Update from January 26th Education Forward Summit – Lynn University, Boca Raton, Florida – Discussion Highlights:
Peter Cunningham, Asst Secretary, Department of Education, admitted that charters would end up killing themselves off… his words. Then he admitted more than 83% of charters do no better or worse than public schools.
If the measures to reform education must be fiscally prudent and proven to work, I’d say the DOE made our point for us. We all heard Arne Duncan’s number one guy admit he agreed with Diane Ravitch, who gave an amazing, concise, research supported overview of the current education reforms. Videos available below:
As, I said… the DOE made our point for us. No to vouchers. Stop Privatization for Profit.