Teachers’ union fibbing?

– Caught by Wall Street Journal The National Education Association was caught fibbing about the performance of the Washington, DC, school voucher program. Per the Wall Street Journal, the union seriously misrepresented performance of students in the voucher program, which gives students a publicly financed money voucher that they can use to attend any school,…

NCLB fear not realized

– Top and bottom students have not been shortchanged – Teachers do the right thing regardless of testing credit Education Week also has an article (listed as free access) concerning the new report from the Center on Education Policy I mentioned in another post today. After looking at testing results from across the nation, EdWeek…

Charter Schools

– The Mayor of Indianapolis gets it! The mayor of Indianapolis gets the value of charter schools and wants to add more in his city. Check out the parent interest in getting their children into these schools. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOuaWqwedZw] Meanwhile, Kentucky remains behind the eight ball, without a charter school law. What does Indianapolis know that…