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Reality Check For Ideologues On Each Sides

Achievement Academy will become the second charter school supported by Brighter Decision to shut down for poor academics. Daunting workloads are cited as attainable motives to leave by numerous sources, including education historian and advocate Diane Ravitch, education professors Pedro Noguera and David Bloomfield, as nicely as advocates at Teach for America, Success Academies and the New York Charter Center. Attrition matters more as charters multiply, particularly amongst New York’s most impoverished neighborhoods: Almost two-thirds of charter schools are in Harlem, Central Brooklyn and the South Bronx.

Davis Guggenheim’s doc about poor little ones and charter schools got 11 main film award nominations and won four, which includes the National Board of Overview and Sundance Audience Prize. Following numerous meetings and debates, the Chicago delegation succeeded in working with the New York United Federation of Teachers, Local 2 (UFT) to push the AFT to take stronger stands on charter school …