Monthly Archives: February 2013

Are charters better on “college readiness” for Latina/os?

After my testimony to the TX Senate Committee on Education on charters yesterday, someone stopped me in the hallway of the capitol and responded to a portion of my testimony by arguing essentially that charters are over-represented in the Latina/o college-readiness (majority of school college-ready) data relative to non-charter public schools. This is an interesting hypothesis that can be quickly tested

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Bear in the Details: Codifying Community-Based Accountability’s Process

Our work group has had many questions on how a Community-Based Accountability process would occur on the local level (For CI’s full thread on Community-Based Accountability go here). I noted in a prior post that California had recently developed a Local Control and Accountability plan as part of their school finance reforms. I also noted in an earlier post that

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