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Joy Resmovits

Are Charter Schools Worth It?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Charter school students on average slightly outpace comparable public school kids in reading and tie them in math, according to a large study of acade...

Ed Today: Teachers With Poor Ratings Clustered In NYC, Charter School Quality

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.19.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

Cluster Suck? The New York Daily News takes another look at the StudentsFirstNY teacher distribution report and finds something stunning: 20 percent of teachers are "bad" teachers in each of 14 Brooklyn schools. To give you some perspective: only 3 percent of all city school teachers got these negative ratings. And two of those schools received "A" ratings from the Department of Education. (I should note here that these ratings are volatile, etc., but you already knew that.)

Joy Resmovits

Are Charter Schools Worth It?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 02.01.2013 | Detroit

Charter schools are the fastest-growing sector of public education, taking root in most U.S. states, thanks to a big push by the education reform lobb...

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A Reality Check For Charter Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.28.2012 | Education

Charter schools are about to get a reality check. As someone who has observed the breakneck pace of the growing charter school movement up close, ...

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New Evidence On Charter Schools

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.27.2012 | Education

Students in New Jersey charter schools perform better on average than those same students would in traditional public schools, according to a highly a...