I’ve always thought Rocketship was a really gross model for a charter school. It’s a terrible experiment for poor black and brown children, one that more affluent parents would would never stand for, and they’d run these hucksters out on a rail. What really grossed me out was catching Rocketship people poaching our students outside […]

I definitely didn’t notice when I first participated in anti-standardized testing activism. It wasn’t until I got back into the classroom, teaching in a low-income community of color, that I wondered if the opting out message would resonate. In the most beleaguered public schools, the anti-test message didn’t seem to gain any traction. A new […]