Post Tagged with: "charter schools"

July 31, 2012 11:31

Friedman’s Legacy of Fighting for School Choice for All

“There is no respect in which inhabitants of a low-income neighborhood are so disadvantaged as in the kind of schooling they can get for their children.” – Milton Friedman

April 16, 2012 05:49

Look What’s Going On in Charter Schools

[A]lmost all TiZA students stay after school for “Islamic Studies” instruction provided by the Muslim American Society. The religious instruction is technically not part of the school day, but the school buses don’t leave until after Islamic Studies are over. Most American taxpayers would be mighty surprised at what their money is financing.

July 14, 2011 06:18

NAACP joins teachers union to block better education for African-American students

How can an organization supposedly committed to helping blacks and other minority groups climb the educational ladder file a lawsuit to obstruct educational opportunities for what amounts to 7,000 of New York’s most disadvantaged kids? Black parents have a right to be perplexed, frustrated, and outraged by such a stance.

April 5, 2011 06:52

A visit to the Pennsylvania fortress of “The World’s most Dangerous Islamist”

From Pennsylvania, he has toppled the secular government of Turkey, established over 3,000 schools throughout Central Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the United States, created a new country called East Turkistan, and formed a movement that seeks to create a New Islamic World Order.

March 29, 2011 04:49

Black activist takes on Obama friend Bill Ayers on school choice

A black school guidance counselor confronts the unrepentant terrorist and Obama friend Bill Ayers at a discussion over schools. She shows the errors in Ayers’ statements on charter schools. When white liberals are against options that help poor minorities (charter schools and vouchers) it lets you know they don’t really care about the kids.

January 25, 2011 05:24

Don’t Hold Children Captive to Failing Public Schools

Critics of independently managed charter schools across the nation are beginning to use the very same argument in a desperate effort to slow their growth.

January 12, 2011 06:14

Former D.C. schools Chancellor Rhee criticizes teacher tenure, unions

Rhee released a policy agenda for nationwide education reform Monday that criticizes tenure and teachers’ unions while lauding Rhee hallmarks like merit pay and Teach for America.

September 27, 2010 15:37

Rocking the Boat on Education

Guggenheim, whose political sympathies are normally liberal, admits that the Democratic party is, on education policy, a “wholly owned subsidiary of the teachers unions.” The AFT and NEA — combined, the biggest campaign contributors in the U.S. — send more than 90 percent of their donations to Democrats.