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#ClassroomsFirst is #TotalBS

I’d love to have a frank discussion with Arizona voters about education funding. I’d like to know if they really believe more of the same is going to change things or if they just don’t care that we’re in a … Continue reading

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The secret behind those ‘Highly Performing’ charter schools

Let me start by making a confession. My oldest son attends a BASIS school. BASIS schools are some of those “highly performing charters” that reformers love to use an example of everything that’s right with charter schools, while traditional school … Continue reading

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Just because it’s a charter school doesn’t mean it’s a better school

For the last decade, many Arizonans have come to believe “charter” is synonymous with “better.” Our public education system has consistently ranked among the worst in the nation, while media reports have highlighted some successful Arizona charter schools bucking the … Continue reading

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