Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Charter School Clips

From: "Marsnita Brew, Strategic Campaigns" <mbrew@aft.org>
Date: July 27, 2010 8:20:16 PM EDT
To: undisclosed-recipients:;
Subject: Charter School Clips - 7/27/10

In the News: Civil rights groups call for new education agenda; debating school reform
By Cassandra West
Chicago Catalyst
July 27, 2010
At Promise Academies, vacancies galore
By Paul Socolar
Philadelphia Notebook
July 23, 2010
New York
Find another way*
By News Editorial Board
Buffalo News
July 27, 2010
*Buffalo Public Schools
Other Locations
Charter school funding should be cut, legislative committee says
By Bryant Furlow
The New Mexico Independent
July 26, 2010
Education board OKs use of trust fund for charter schools
By Terrence Stutz
The Dallas Morning News
July 24, 2010
YouthBuild audit finds deficiencies
By Andrew Shaw
The York Dispatach
July 23, 2010
LAUSD lost almost $10 million due to inefficient inventory system, audit finds
The report says thousands of textbooks are not bar-coded or returned by students and poor communication between schools has led to unnecessary purchases.
 By Howard Blume
 Los Angeles Times
July 25, 2010
Pembroke Pines loses charter school suit
By Jennifer Gollan
July 26, 2010
Proposed N.J. legislation would change charter school guidelines
By Jen Wulf
Philadelphia Inquirer
July 26, 2010
State audit rips charter schools*
Defenders call report unfair, threatening
Reported by Jeff Todd
July 23, 2010
*Santa Fe, NM
Troubles Brewing for STARS Board*
By Hannah Sharpe
The Pilot 
July 23, 2010
*STARS Charter Schools – NC
Charter school board member ousted*
The former board member at St. Croix Preparatory Academy said she was pushed out after disagreeing with a curriculum decision.
By Gregory A. Patterson
Star Tribune
July 23, 2010
Board adopts charter facilities investment plan*
The Associated Press
July 23, 2010
*Austin, TX
National Operators
Learning to love Turkey*
Charter School Scandals
July 26, 2010
*Video Footage of performances/events of students attending ‘Turkish’ charter schools around the nation
KIPP charter school is sued in sexual-assault case*
Mother of girl claims negligent supervision on '07 trip
By Jon Murray
July 26, 2010
*Indianapolis College Preparatory 
Local school gets Newsweek honor*
One of America’s Best High Schools
By Jacqueline Hough
The Daily Herald
July 23, 2010
*Gaston, NC – KIPP Gaston College Prep
Marsnita "Nina" Brew
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