Language is Important – Virtual Charter Schools = Public Schools

Here's  another issue we should watch with caution regarding virtual schools.  The language used by the Chicago Virtual Charter School is disturbing and unfortunately, not unusual to homeschool advocates across the country.   Here is CVCS's description summarization on their website.   … Continue reading

Public Virtual School Act Bill Includes “Home school” Language

There is a new Virtual School Act bill heading to the House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee. I suspect it won't pass out of Committee because of the teacher unions.  But who knows in the sillyland of Illinois politics.   It's an attractive idea … Continue reading

The Right Thing to Do for Children

 The Daily Beast rolled out a Dana Goldstein piece called: The Tea Party's War on Schools or How the Tea Party Will Destroy Education Reform.  Starts out like this: As Obama seeks to tighten federal control over local schools and boost accountability, … Continue reading