Category Archives: Charter Schools

Hear LatinX TalX: A Sharing LatinX Journeys Podcast About Community Schools, Charter Schools & Cloaking Inequality

For your drive! Hey, check out this track on SoundCloud: LatinX TalX: A Sharing LatinX Journeys Podcast Episode 14: Community Schools, Charter Schools & Cloaking Inequality chat with Will Ortiz-Febus and Dr. Julian Vazquez Heilig Please Facebook Like, Tweet, etc below and/or reblog to share this discussion with others. Check out and follow my YouTube channel here. Twitter: @ProfessorJVH Click here for Vitae. Advertisements

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Breaking News: @CANAACP Recommends Governor Sign Ban on For-Profit Charters

The NAACP is again standing up for transparency and accountability for charter schools. Considering the ongoing failure of online and traditional for-profit charter schools, it makes sense that California is on the cusp of explicitly banning them via AB 406. If California takes this step, I suspect that other states will follow our lead. Exclusive to Cloaking Inequity, here is

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Trump Administration Forcing Detained Children to Attend Online, For-Profit Charter School?

Is the Trump Administration forcing detained migrant and refugee children to choose an online, for-profit charter school in Texas? The stories of refugee and migrant children torn from their parents and sent to detention centers is one of the most heinous violations of human rights that United States has experienced in recent times. Sadly, it’s a continuation of discriminatory policies

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Lead #Resistance against DeVos! Help us defeat a Public Education Privatizer!

I am organizing a fundraiser for Tony Thurmond’s campaign for California Superintendent of Public Instruction. Will you please pitch in today at so we can defeat Marshall Tuck and his public education privatizer/ reformer supporters? Donations of EVERY size matter. Marshall Tuck, his opponent, has millions, but we have people power. Thurmond is also endorsed by the Network For

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Julian Goes Into Libertarian Lions Den to Defend Public Education

So I had never been called a facist, until a random Libertarian recently lobbed it at me on Friday after a mock trial. Kevin Welner (University of Colorado professor and Director of the National Education Policy Center) called me a few weeks back and asked if I would be willing to attend a Libertarian-oriented conference and defended public education in

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