Do Laws Apply to Charter Schools? — K12 Responds to Criticism These news briefs appear on the October 10 edition of The Education Town Hall.
In This Week’s Education Town Hall News: “Shadow” Accountability? U.S. DOE grants the first county-level NCLB waivers Badass Teachers join the protest Testing giant Pearson
National Educational Technology Standards (“NETS”) are the creation of an organization which “strongly believes that corporations are major stakeholders in education.” NETS — under review
Money is a big force in educational decision-making. So is talk about money: Educators make all sorts of decisions based on financial issues. Public schools
Don’t Confuse Innosight Institute with Profit-Making Cousins Reaction to a recent Education Town Hall post suggests clarification of the phrase “financial interest in the findings.”
Nexus Academy is a product of the wealthiest of the three corporations to seek fast-track charter approval in the District of Columbia: RSED (Rocketship charter