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Where We Stand

notebook…on School Choice

“Well-run public school options like nonprofit charter schools and magnet schools can benefit communities and families. But choice can never be a substitute for voice: allowing all members of a school community to have a genuine say and decision-making power within their local schools.

 

…on Common Core

“The primary people who benefit from Common Core are those who sell products necessitated by the large-scale adoption of new standards. As citizens, we need to ask ourselves if an initiative that mainly benefits a small group of for-profit education companies is really worth the increasingly scarce time, money, energy and attention that is being devoted to this at the expense of other pressing educational concerns.”