Stories tagged with charter schools
By Muckety | February 7, 2017 at 1:37pm | 0
Donald Trump’s controversial nomination of Republican contributor Betsy DeVos to head the Education Department received Senate confirmation Tuesday, with the tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence.
By Laurie Bennett | November 19, 2016 at 8:49am | 1
Betsy DeVos, former chair of the Michigan Republican Party and a vocal advocate of charter schools, reportedly is under consideration for education secretary.
By Laurie Bennett | July 2, 2014 at 7:46am | 0
TV journalist Campbell Brown and Republican strategist Dan Senor are becoming the first couple of school reform.
By Laurie Bennett | May 23, 2014 at 9:34am | 0
Money and fame often go hand in hand, and so it is with charter schools.
By Laurie Bennett | May 22, 2014 at 3:29pm | 0
For all the attention paid to hedge funders’ connections to the charter school movement, few accounts actually name the hedge funders.
By Laurie Bennett | April 7, 2014 at 7:26am | 2
However crowded the Muckety map below might appear, its message is simple.
By Laurie Bennett | May 7, 2013 at 11:11am | 0
While much of the activism for charter schools occurs at the local and state levels, the money funding the movement is unquestionably national.
By Laurie Bennett | May 5, 2013 at 9:37am | 0
Call them cynical, but the widespread involvement of financial firms in the charter school movement raises suspicion among many public school advocates.
By Laurie Bennett | October 6, 2011 at 9:47am | 0
A map of the funders of the charter school movement looks much like a map of the funders of the conservative wing of the Republican Party.
By Paul Braus | October 27, 2007 at 12:00pm | 0
The city has about 60 charter schools, but Mayor Michael Bloomberg has said he wants 100 by the time he leaves office in 2009. So Duffy has a big goal to meet.