Monthly Archives: May 2015

Success and charters (3): Notes on market thinking in education

At the beginning of this trio of posts on charter schools, I posited 3 topics I was going to address.  This week, the third, and then time to turn to something else! 3. The predominance of market ideology in American … Continue reading

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Success and charters (2): Evidence on Charter impact

In an earlier post, I laid out three propositions that seem to me important, in reflecting on the controversies around the Success Academies in New York City.   This week I move to the second of the three: 2. The … Continue reading

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Success Academy and the role of charters (1)

Reading about Success Academy, I found myself wondering what charter schools are for, anyway.  What role do they play in our educational ecology, both intentionally and unintentionally?  No doubt, you, Dear Reader, know much more about this than I, and … Continue reading

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