How do we rate schools? Part III: The API

This post is part of a series on online school rating systems. Click to read the first or second post. Remember Gray Davis? Yeah, he was that governor who got recalled in 2003.  While people might remember him for his “excessive” fundraising, I remember him as the person who radically changed education in California, for better […]

What Happens When CCSA Calls for a Non-Renewal of a Charter School?

  Today, the California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) made a public call for non-renewal of 6 charter schools. According to a statement, “the schools…did not yield evidence of student outcome success and growth in achievement beyond that which is seen at other schools.” But will those schools actually get closed? First, let’s talk about how they come […]