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January 06, 2014

15 Months in Virtual Charter Hell: A Teacher's Tale

I believe K12 Inc. targets poor communities and economically struggling regions; they are easily influenced because they are desperately seeking alternatives to devastatingly under-funded schools.

July 06, 2013

Exit Exams Boost the School to Prison Pipeline

A new study sheds startling light on a strong connection between high school exit exams and rates of incarceration.

June 27, 2013

John Thompson: What Can We Learn From Alternative Schools?

Dropout prevention schools are still allowed to act on the traditional wisdom that trusting relationships and mentoring are the keys to academic success.



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