Central Falls Used to Broadcast New Turnaround Model for Failing Schools

by Jordan Doorwall The staff of Central Falls high school in Rhode Island has been given a new lease on life, or so it seems. And so much like Shylock in the Merchant of Venice, they’ve been given a new religion to go with it. The symbolism is unmistakeable: teachers come back with the understanding that […]

Deadline: Detroit, Michigan - Sit in at Governor Jennifer Granholm's office tomorrow at 10:30 AM! BAMN fights for public education

Sit-in at Michigan Governor Jenniffer Granholm’s Office on May 12th!  Walk-out by Detroit high school students on May 18th Readers of Daily Censored know that they can get the most up to date news on the fight against the privatization of education at this site.  No where more than Detroit can one see the actual […]

How Not to Fight School Reform

By Guest Blogger XX, The Rhode Island Massacre in which teachers were all fired due to low math and literacy test scores set off a backlash among teachers and those who seem to support them. While some of the corporate media has exploited this for a good human interest story and even as a fairly obvious example of “injustice”, […]

Obama’s Support of Mass Teacher Firing Signals New Era

By Guest Blogger XX, The New York Times reports that Obama has escalated his attacks on “failing schools.” The Times outlines a recent speech in which Obama “favored federal rewards for local school districts that fire underperforming teachers and close failing schools, saying educators needed to be held accountable when they failed to fix chronically troubled classrooms and […]

Dateline Rhode Island: Another avalanche against public school teachers: the right wing organizes through the Duncan Administration to privatize eductation

The public education deterioration metastasizes  Crime scene: this time Rhode Island It seems that the “turnover artists” (for they turnover schools to privatizers) are pillaging Rhode Island public schools as we knew they eventually would.  While Obama plays hacki sak with Republicans over a public option for health care, capitalism takes more and more victims […]

Rhode Island: The predators have landed

The public education deterioration metastasizes  Crime scene: Rhode Island It seems that the “turnover artists” (for they turnover schools to privatizers) are pillaging Rhode Island public schools as we knew they eventually would.  While Obama plays hacki sak with Republicans over a public option for health care on TV, capitalism takes more and more victims […]