Tag Archives: charter schools

  • Public Schools in Black Communities Suffering at the Expense of Charter Schools

    May 28, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *(Via Black Press USA) – Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the expansion of charter and contract schools in Black and Latino communities across the nation. Jitu Brown, the national director of Journey for Justice Alliance, a coalition of community, youth and parent-led grassroots organizations in […]

  • Deion Sanders’ Prime Prep in Danger of Losing its Charter

    Jan 29, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *The school that Deion Sanders founded in 2012 is in danger of losing its charter. Prime Prep Academy is said to be in serious financial crisis, according to members of the former administration. According to The Dallas Morning News, it’s not certain if the school can survive until the end of this school year. The […]

  • Atlanta HBCU’s March On State Capitol for Charter Schools Amendment

    Nov 5, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Charter schools have long been a controversial option to the public schools that students are normally zoned to attend. When the charter schools began, education experts and school officials made the argument that they would be the end of the public school system or unfairly segregate students. But, Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse, and Spelman students […]

  • Chicago’s Urban Prep Does it Again; Every Senior College Bound

    Mar 30, 12 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *For the third consecutive year, every single senior at Urban Prep Academy, the only all-black, all-male charter high school in Chicago, has been accepted to college, school officials announced. The academy also said that 83 percent of its first graduating class in 2010 has re-enrolled in a second year of college, a rebuttal to critics […]

  • The Socialist’s Journal: The Choice is Yours?

    Aug 16, 11 by Trevor Brookins Leave a comment

    *Public schools are funded by tax dollars. This model is based on the idea that a community is supposed to support local schools because local families would make use of those schools. Schools in turn are supposed to service local children. Unfortunately this system does not always work. Taxes, because they pay for more than […]

  • Oprah Gives Six Charter Schools $1M Each

    Sep 21, 10 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *Oprah Winfrey gave away the last $6 million of her Oprah Winfrey’s Angel Foundation to six charter schools that are among the few bright spots in the nation’s education system. Oakland, Calif.-based Aspire Public Schools, a nonprofit that operates 30 charter schools in California, was one of the six receiving the generous donation during Monday’s […]