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From New York, where charter schools face difficulties because they receive less funding than other public schools, to Vermont, where the state wants to know more about students’ sexual identities, to Philadelphia, where books fill dusty basements more than classrooms, it’s been a week of education stories in which the keywords are “less” and “more.”Read More →
By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
From legally questionable free office space for teachers unions in Philadelphia to a Los Angeles, where a court ruling means the city’s school district will have to provide more space for charter schools, it’s been a busy week in education news.
Watchdog.org covered it all.
Vermont: consolidation and confusion
A confused and confusing plan […]
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It’s a lesson every school kid learns. If you want good outcomes, you must base your decisions on facts.
But according to a new report from the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty, it’s unclear if those in charge of education policy in Wisconsin have learned that lesson.Read More →
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