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Don’t Blame Bernie; Most People Don’t Get Charter Schools

By Jeff Bryant | Originally Published at Campaign For America's Future. March 17, 2016 | Photographic credit; Bernie Sanders participates in the Populism 2015 Conference in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Win McNamee/Getty) When Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders fielded a question about charter schools at a Democratic Party presidential [...]

Go Ahead, Pass Every Student Succeeds Act, But Don’t Celebrate It

By Jeff Bryant | Originally Published at Education Opportunity Network. December 2, 2015 3:35 PM | In the era of "School Choice" do we ever wonder what might have been if Thomas Jefferson had been successful in placing open-enrollment, free public education in the United States Constitution? [...]

New Report: Federal Funds For Charter Schools Go Into A ‘Black Hole’

By Jeff Bryant | Originally Published at Education Opportunity Network. October 21, 2015 at 8:47 PM | U.S Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks during a White House Hispanic Community Action Summit at Fox Tech High School in San Antonio. (Lisa Krantz / San Antonio Express-News) America’s [...]

Where Will John King Stand On Student Suspensions?

By Jeff Bryant | Originally Published at Education Opportunity Network. October 15, 2015 3:16 PM | Photographic CreditSenior Education Department official, John King Jr., left, accompanied by President Barack Obama, speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, October 2. (AP Photo/Andrew [...]

The Ugly Charter School Scandal Arne Duncan Is Leaving Behind

By Jeff Bryant | Originally Published at Education Opportunity Network.. October 7, 2015 | Photographic Credit; U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan listens during an assembly at North Star Academy. In a bid to reform the nation's urban schools, Duncan has been visiting charter schools nationwide to [...]

Court’s Ruling Charter Schools Aren’t “Public” Is No Surprise

By Jeff Bryant | Originally Published at Education Opportunity Network. September 10, 2015 at 2:59 PM | Photographic Credit; A July 13 photo shows preparation under way at the Destiny Charter Middle School in Tacoma, Wash., for the school’s fall opening. (Associated Press) The recent ruling by [...]

State Governments Continue An Assault On Public Schools

By Jeff Bryant | Originally Published at Education Opportunity Network. July 9, 2015 1:27 PM | Photographic Credit; Increasingly, schools like Primitivo Garcia Elementary School, pictured here, suffer underfunding from state and federal sources, affecting the quality of education children receive. | File photo The Kansas City [...]

Lessons To Be Learned From New Orleans Style Education Reform

By Jeff Bryant | Originally Published at Education Opportunity Network. June 25, 2015 at 1:30 PM | Photographic Credit; NPR New Orleans is home to the nation’s first all-charter district. As the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches, you can count on seeing a lot of glowing [...]