Tag Archives: NEPC

Report Comparing Charter Schools versus Public Schools is Fatally Flawed

I usually ignore Patrick Wolf and the other nonsense and commentary produced by the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas, but I couldn’t this time. Here is the press release from my new analysis of their report on charter school versus public school “productivity.” From the National Education Policy Center (NEPC) Press release: Bigger Bang, Fewer Bucks?:

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Nominate High Schools for Elite List

How about some good news in your inbox today? The National Education Policy Center is seeking to recognize “Schools of Opportunity,” a recognition of top high schools across the nation. The application deadline is February 3 and is rapidly approaching. Here is their press release: BOULDER, CO (January 19, 2016) – High schools from across the nation are now submitting applications

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NCAA Bans K12 Inc. Online Charters: No Rose Bowl, No Final Four

The NCAA has banned K12 Inc. In the future, athletes that are relying on K12 online coursework will no longer be eligible to play college sports. The NCAA will stop accepting coursework from these schools starting with the 2014–15 school year. Coursework completed from Spring 2013 through Spring 2014 will undergo additional evaluation on a case-by-case basis when a prospect tries to

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