2 Things the NAACP Got Right on Charter Schools

While I think there is a lot wrong with the NAACP’s look at charters, they did get two things right. One is a substantive policy that we should take up, and the other is more of an admission that hopefully will lead us to a better conversation and meaningful action. First, let’s look at the … Continue reading 2 Things the NAACP Got Right on Charter Schools


The Charter Association Suit Against OUSD and what it Means for Oakland Kids

Push came to shove today as the California Charter Schools Association filed suit against OUSD for its alleged failure to follow the law in providing charter school students equal public facilities.  Most probably don’t know it but Proposition 39 created a legal right for public school students in charter-run schools to attend “reasonably equivalent” district … Continue reading The Charter Association Suit Against OUSD and what it Means for Oakland Kids