But, at least one public school education type isn’t reading us.
Check out this new opinion piece in the Herald-Leader from Jefferson County Public Schools’ Robert Rodosky.
Rodosky should do wider reading including things like this first before sounding off about reports from groups like Stanford’s CREDO that have run into credibility problems of their own.
Right now, the CREDO crowd is scrambling to recover credibility after their EARLIER report, the one Rodosky cites, wound up in conflict with their NEWER report on New York City Charters.
That newer CREDO report shows the same thing that a researcher Rodosky criticizes does: charter schools in the Big Apple outperform.
Someone tell Rodosky.
The school choice fight between the Knox County Public School District and the Corbin Independent School District is going to the next level. The Corbin Board of Education just voted to sue to preserve school choice between the two school districts.
It’s going to get interesting, now.
Only small percentages of Kentucky public high school graduates are ready for college. In 2009, the ACT indicated just 13 percent of Kentucky graduates are fully prepared for a liberal college education.
“As a product of public schools and a public school parent, I believe in the value of a public education. But while every child is entitled to a public education, public education is not entitled to every child.” — Texas Gov. Rick Perry