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October 24, 2014

TIME is attacking teachers. What about their competitors?

While the same few people on both “sides” of the education debate go back and forth on the same tired issues, much bigger educational questions are going completely unasked, let alone answered. Take action to change that!

October 1, 2014

Release: PA Charter School Fraud Totals $30 million, Education Groups Launch State-by-State Investigation

CONTACTS: Alison R. Park (917) 805-0830, apark@populardemocracy.org Cliff Schecter (202) 270-7011, media@integrityineducation.org Report: Pa. Charter School Fraud Totals $30 Million, Education Groups Launch State-by-State Investigation Groups Call for Moratorium Until Oversight Measures Adopted Philadelphia, PA, Washington, D.C. and New York, NY, October 1, 2014 — Today, the Center for Popular Democracy, Integrity in Education and ACTION United released a report

September 22, 2014

“Don’t let distractions erase genuine critiques of Rhee & Brown”

Some education observers are trying to distort the record when it comes to important critiques of prominent privatization advocates like Michelle Rhee Johnson and Campbell Brown. But we’re not willing to let that slide. This past weekend at Talking Points Memo, our director Sabrina Stevens wrote, As someone who has been subjected to sexist and racist attacks from “both” sides

May 9, 2014

Release: House Passes $300M Giveaway to Charter Industry With Few Accountability or Transparency Measures to Prevent Fraud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 9, 2014 Contact: TJ Helmstetter, Center for Popular Democracy (973) 464-9224; ttjhelm@populardemocracy.org Sabrina Stevens, Integrity in Education (720) 295-0238; media@integrityineducation.org NO STRINGS ATTACHED: HOUSE PASSES $300M GIVEAWAY TO CHARTER INDUSTRY WITH FEW ACCOUNTABILITY OR TRANSPARENCY MEASURES TO PREVENT FRAUD Bill Passes Days After Release of Report Detailing Over $100M in Waste, Fraud, and Abuse by Charter

May 7, 2014

#WeAuthorize…solutions to the charter fraud crisis!

Starting today, Integrity in Education is joining the Institute for Democratic Education in America (IDEA) to host #WeAuthorize Wednesdays, a weekly opportunity to highlight ideas worth spreading in education policy and practice. Learn more about WeAuthorize Wednesdays here. Paul Rosenberg, writing at Salon about the report on charter fraud we co-authored with the Center for Popular Democracy, had this to