Thursday, the state’s largest teachers union, the Connecticut Education Association (CEA), published a report conducted by Rodriguez Data Solutions, LLC, an independent research firm — in layman’s terms: probably a paid consultant — that calls out charter schools for “diverting” funds meant for children to charter management organizations (CMOs). The document specifically targets Achievement First, one of… Continue reading Connecticut Teachers Union Launches Extremely Misleading (And Transparent) Attack On Charter Schools
The fact that congress is nearing the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) after over a decade of stagnation should be uplifting news for education reform advocates. Unfortunately, in Connecticut, ‘should be’ are the operative words. The new version of ESEA, if passed by the Senate and signed into law by President… Continue reading Is Connecticut Education Association Already Gearing Up to Dismantle State Accountability System?