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Oprah gives millions to succesful charter schools

21 Sep

Oprah gives millions to succesful charter schools

On September 20 Oprah Winfrey donated 1 million each to six successful charter schools. Find out which 6 schools she gave to and what the money will be used for here:

http://aareports.com/2010/09/oprah-gives-millions-to-successful.html

Mayor Fenty reforming Washington DC schools equals no reelection?

13 Sep

Mayor Fenty reforming Washington DC schools equals no reelection?

This is one of those instances that remind you of the old saying that no good deed goes unpunished. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty fought for and gained control of DC schools after which he inserted Michelle Rhee as schools chancellor. The schools have improved bu…t the very people’s children who are benefiting from this have no love for Rhee or Fenty because they think they are reforming too fast?????

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/09/black-mayor-reforming-dc-school.html

241 teachers fired for performance in Washington DC

24 Jul

241 teachers fired in Washington DC for poor performance:

As vice president of my local school board this is a story that caught my attention right away.DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee fired 241 teachers in Washington DC for sub par performance

 Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/07/241-teachers-fired-for-performance-in.html

Teacher has kids dress as KKK members for US History lesson

27 May

Teacher has kids dress as KKK members for US History lesson:

A North Georgia teacher Catherine Ariemma , is suspended after a class project where she had 4 students dress up in Ku Klux Klan outfits. Read more by using the link below:

http://aareports.com/2010/05/teacher-has-kids-dress-up-as-kkk.html