Charter Schools & "Choice": A Closer Look
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Charter Schools & "Choice": A Closer Look
This collection has been created to raise awareness about concerns related to the privatization of public education. The page also serves as a research tool to organize online content. The grey funnel shaped icon at the top (in the 'Desktop View' mode) allows for searching by keyword (i.e. entering K12 Inc, KIPP, TFA, Walton, Rocketship, ALEC, Koch, or 'discipline', etc.) will yield specific subsets of articles relevant to each keyword).  For posts related to TFA, see http://bit.ly/TFA_Files. For posts related to Rocketship, see http://bit.ly/Rocketship_Files. For posts related to KIPP, see http://bit.ly/KIPP_Files, and for posts related to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), see http://bit.ly/ALEC_Files.  Readers are encouraged to explore additional links for further information beyond the text provided on the page. [  [Note: Views presented on this page are re-shared from external websites.  The content may not necessarily represent the views nor official position of the curator nor employer of the curator.] For critical perspectives on the next wave of privatization poised to take over public services, see the page on Social Impact Bonds and 'Pay For Success' programs: http://bit.ly/sibgamble. For additional education updates, see http://EduResearcher.com [Links to external site]
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Scooped by Roxana Marachi, PhD
June 19, 2019 2:16 PM
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How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement // ProPublica

How Teach for America Evolved Into an Arm of the Charter School Movement // ProPublica | Charter Schools & "Choice": A Closer Look | Scoop.it

"Documents obtained by ProPublica show that the Walton foundation, a staunch supporter of school choice and Teach for America’s largest private funder, was paying $4,000 for every teacher placed in a traditional public school — and $6,000 for every one placed in a charter school."...

 

https://www.propublica.org/article/how-teach-for-america-evolved-into-an-arm-of-the-charter-school-movement 

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March 8, 2016 1:33 PM
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Alum: Teach for America Covertly Privatizing Public Education

Alum: Teach for America Covertly Privatizing Public Education | Charter Schools & "Choice": A Closer Look | Scoop.it

"T. Jameson Brewer, co-editor of Teach For America Counter-Narrative: Alumni Speak Up and Speak Out, discusses his journey from TFA corp member to outspoken critic"

 

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=15733 

 

 

For a TFA specific subset of articles in this collection, please see: 
http://www.scoop.it/t/charter-choice-closer-look?q=TFA 

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March 15, 2019 2:57 PM
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Ep. 19 AB 221 Capitol Research Forum - Ban Teach For America?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YHY5RSjops&feature=youtu.be 

 

Truth For America is a podcast about Teach For America (TFA) that provides voice to educators, parents, students, and other key stakeholders. Truth For America is co-hosted by Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig and Dr. T. Jameson Brewer.

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