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When it comes to oversight and transparency, #miched #education #charterschools are the worst in the country.

It’s not just that they’re almost all for-profit. They are but #OhioEd has for-profit charters for example and much greater 🔎.
#mileg #mipol #migov @Network4pubEd
For-profit #charterschools run on small profit margins for students—as far as we can tell. So it gives charters like those in MI every incentive to cut corners. That’s one problem. #mipol #migov #mileg

But here’s something I’m guessing MI charters really don’t want #mileg members or #miched journalists looking into: property holdings.

The real profit is in various property bought and maintained with tax support. @NPEaction

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Critiques of #CharterSchools usually focus on poor quality education (disproportionately affecting racialized and poor people) and dangerous ideology (the movement is funded by billionaire dilettantes and religious maniacs), and with good reason!

Charters hand public funds to private institutions with minimal oversight. Public money should not go to schools that endorse slavery and indigenous genocide, nor schools that deny evolution and claim humans and dinosaurs co-existed.…

2/  Scans from textbooks from Abeka, BJU Press and Accelerated
Charter students know they're getting substandard educations - that's why the 2019 valedictorians for Detroit’s Universal Academy used their speech to denounce the school, its curriculum and administrators.…

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#StokesSchool is 100% virtual RN and we will continue online learning this SY. We are proud of how our teachers and scholars adapted to online learning. Learn more today ⬇️⬇️
Student government surveyed all scholars about what aspects we should continue when we return in person. #remotelearning #virtuallearning #studentgovernment #studentagency #useyourvoice @padlet @zearned @Seesaw @dcpave @dcpavevoices
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The nation's largest teachers' union released their "playbook" for Biden/Harris and Congress.

No surprise: they attack #CharterSchools and private #SchoolChoice with the usual lies.

Translation: "We don't actually care about what's best for families. We just want power."
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After spending all year asking so much of Queens-based parents, this is the way a Success Academy Senior Leader (Principal) talks about Queens parents. #insidesuccess #sastaffspeak #eduationreform #charter #charterschools
A current junior staff member on the ops team tells us how SLs work to avoid parents. 1/3
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The Council for National Policy #CNP, "The Secret Society"…
"the heart of a great conservative movement that helped to make America strong and prosperous in the 20th century – now helping to ensure she remains free and secure in the 21st century,"
Some CNP members - Mike Pence comes quickly to mind - in the context of bolstering their conservative credentials, have proudly revealed their CNP membership, even though CNP's policy is to keep membership a secret. Here is it's 2014 Membership, the latest…
#CNP's tentacles include well-connected activists who advocate for the imposition of fundamentalist Christian ideology in public life and have succeeded in forcing their agenda in republican administrations. A list of organizations working with CNP…
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