This is not OK

  • Facebook, Education Voters PA, 12/30/12
    Not a surprise, but good to have it in writing. This is NOT OK. Part of the machinery destroying our public schools. On purpose. Supported by Arne Duncan and state governments, including, but not limited to, Pennsylvania.”The number of education management organizations has exploded on the national scene — for-profit groups growing from five in 1995-96 to 99 in 2010-11 and nonprofit organizations growing from 48 in 1998 to 197 in 2010-11 — according to the National Education Policy Center at the University of Colorado Boulder. That report showed that 35 percent of all public charter schools in the nation were operated by education management organizations — both for-profit and nonprofit — enrolling 42 percent of the nation’s charter school students. “Within a couple of years, we’re going to see the EMO sector account for more than half of the nation’s public charter school students,” said Mr. Miron, one of the authors of the policy center’s report.”

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    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 12/30/12

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