News Ticker

Louisiana Data=Berlin wall— What do they have to hide?

CREDO has produced new research on charters in Louisiana. Looks like they want to disavow themselves of their prior claims about the poor performance charters relative to neighborhood schools— only 15% of charters in 16 states performed better than the neighborhood public schools. This time they have published a study on Louisiana charters. CREDO just happens to have exclusive access to Louisiana data as the state continues to REFUSE to release blinded data to ANYONE else besides CREDO. Well, that’s not totally true, I have heard that Doug Harris might also have the data. They have been in court 18 months for refusing to release data to researchers that they have not hand picked. Myself included incidentally. I asked Louisiana for their charter data for 12 months. They refused. What do they have to hide?— see LA and the Recovery School District approach (SB1718): A P.T. Barnum Circus).

Screen Shot 2013-09-05 at 1.36.18 PM

Crazycrawfish blogs:

The Louisiana Department of Education has likewise refused to release this data to any non-pro-charter front organizations to conduct true independent research (they have been fighting the release of this data in the courts for the last 18 months), but this has not prevented newspapers from pushing this propaganda paid for by the Walton’s as independent research. If I was a journalist I would be ashamed that I allowed myself to be fooled by such an easy thing to research and such a glaring conflict of interests.

Check out CREDO is not credible, and never has been

See also New Orleans Graduation Rate – Miracle . . . or Make-believe?

Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others.

Want to know about Cloaking Inequity’s freshly pressed conversations about educational policy? Click the “Follow blog by email” button in the upper left hand corner of this page.

Twitter: @ProfessorJVH

Click here for Vitae.

Advertisements
About Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig (677 Articles)
Julian Vasquez Heilig is an award-winning researcher and teacher. He is currently a Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and the Director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State Sacramento.

1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Who Dat Say?: New Orleans Ed Reform Unmasked | Cloaking Inequity

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: