With Friends Like The Appeal…

On September 16, 2011 the Commercial Appeal published the editorial “A unified voice for the schools Districts prepare to merge: On the charter approval question and other matters, MCS and SCS should speak as one.”  It is available to read in full Here.  With a...

Educational Freedom in Urban America, Part III

We continue with part three of four in our review of Educational Freedom in Urban America: Fifty Years After Brown v. Board of Education edited by David Salisbury and Casey Lartigue Jr.  Part one is available to read Here and part two Here.  Keep in mind we are only...

Role Of For-Profits In Education

With the cap on charter schools being lifted some for-profit charter school companies may be encouraged to enter the Tennessee market and after the hoopla over Virtual Public Schools Act, it is important to have a proper understanding of the role of for-profits in the...

We Must Not Allow Charters or Vouchers

“We must not allow charter schools or vouchers,” says the politician/teacher/union leader “because they take money away from the public education system.” But, the parent says “But, my child… has ADHD and this private/charter school specializes in educating...

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