From the Journal Gazette: School takeover outline In a breathtaking assault on local school control, the GOP-controlled State Board of Education is set to adopt rules the day after Election Day that could hand operation of struggling schools to for-profit companies. Local taxpayers who footed the bill could find their investments handed over to charter […]

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I’ve never used Donorschoose and was not really aware of the debate regarding its attachment to the Waiting for Superman film. Some pretty tough language here.  I don’t quite know where I stand on this issue.  Even though I’m on the side of educators and not policymakers or hedge fund managers, it sounds like most […]

First, I really need to do a podcast, perhaps this weekend.  I apologize for lapsing on that.  But perhaps a new development will keep more honest along those lines.  I won’t reveal not just yet; don’t want to jinx it. In any case, anyone hear of this p of s?  Man, what a chunk of […]