Down in New Orleans, which corporate reformers treat as a model for the nation, thereâ€™s trouble.One of the charter groups, called the Algiers Charter Schools Association, is in hot water with parents. Algiers has eight charters, enrolling over 5,000 students. It recently lost its CEO and hired an interim chief academic officer, Aamir Raza, from New York City to implement changes. Raza is a management consultant (not an educator, needless to say) who had worked for the New York City Department of Education charter office. Read it all at: Trouble in New Orleans Charter Paradise
Lol- another DOE charter office lackey who jumped ship after Duffy left to start his own consulting business, Raza Consulting (http://razaconsultinggroup.
--- Mona Davids
The pipeline from the DoE Charter School Office to privatized parasite of our ed-dollars is at least as strong as the one from the DoE ed admin bureaucracy to the DoE CFN networks and the not for profit networks such as New Visions, etc.
Before I do 10 more blogs I'm going outside to recover from this morning's colonoscopy -- video later.