Monthly Archives: December 2017

Is YES Prep Failing Its Black Students?

YES Prep is a charter school network in Houston with very close ties to Teach For America.  It was founded in 1995 by Chris Barbic, a 1992 TFA corps member.  Many of the teachers at the YES campuses are from … Continue reading

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Michael Johnston Tells Mile High Tale In Campaign Video

Michael Johnston is one of the highest profile ed reform heroes in the country.  As a state senator in Colorado his teacher evaluation bill SB-191 mandated that 50% of a teacher’s evaluation would be based on standardized test ‘growth.’  The … Continue reading

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