Educators sound alarm over lame-duck school bills

A series of bills pending in the state legislature that would make huge changes in how schools are run and funded appears to be on the fast track for passage before the legislative session expires this month. The bills would create a new statewide Education Achievement Authority with a goal “to expand the number and types of public entities permitted to operate … public schools.” They would also allow for new conversion schools, moving low-achieving public schools to new management by … [Read more...]