Friday, July 29, 2016

NAACP calls for national moratorium on charter schools

Last week at the NAACP National Convention in Cincinnati, the delegates voted in a new resolution on charter schools. It’s approval as policy will not be official until the National Board meeting in the Fall of 2016. However, this is a big news story that (I suspect because of the political conventions) has not yet entered the traditional media.

The 2016 NAACP convention voted and approved the following resolution. It originated from the California Hawaii NAACP.

The 2016 NAACP delegates at the national convention called for a moratorium on the proliferation of privately managed charters.

NAACP chapters in various places have gone rogue supporting charters— know that the force of the national organization is NOT on their side. Read more here...


As the charter school turns ... over

PEORIA — High turnover, of staff and on the board, was a running theme Thursday at the Quest Charter School board meeting.

Though board members didn’t specifically discuss staff turnovers, it was on the periphery of discussions about the budget, staff bonuses, and a back-to-school update. Read more here...

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