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the clear message of continuing analysis from the Center for Research on Education Outcomes at Stanford University, which tracks student performance in 25 states. In 2009, its large-scale study showed that only 17 percent of charter schools provided a better education than traditional schools, and 37 percent actually offered children a worse education. This report will get very little notice in the press, especially FoxNoise
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  • Scooby Ever since the age of 22, I have taught school, and have not held any other full-time employment, other than teaching. I will be 61 years old this year, and the working conditions for teachers have become even more dreadful, while salaries are ri...See More
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  • Jill The supply of new teachers is drying up as college students see that this is an unappreciated, low paying job that is a dead end. Your experience teaching is not valued by anyone outside of teacher...not corporate training..nothing. You will see a sh...See More
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  • Broke FL Teacher From the union: "On page 28 of 36 – PCS CIS 13-01 Charter schools are being exempted from portions of SB 736 as engrafted into s. 1012 FS. In each case, the charter school is complying with a much smaller portion of the statute than is the...See More
    Feb 6, 2013 report post
  • Broke FL Teacher We all know the charter movement isn't about the kids: it's about breaking the teacher's union and paying the lowest possible wages and benefits. Anyhow, that study was from 2009. Is there anything more current? I just got a disturb...See More
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  • not here On 2/03/13, Hans wrote: You are assuming that American schools have to follow the law. Very often, they do whatever the want and the law has no teeth
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