Monday, March 30, 2015

Rocketship crash landing?

In a huge retreat from their ambitious plans, Rocketship charter schools will no longer be opening the 20 new schools they had requested from the SCCBOE.

There's a complete document from the SCCBOE meeting that describes the settlement of a lawsuit brought by a number of school districts that would have been invaded by Rocketship's expansion plans.  One has to wonder whether this large scale retreat is due to the declining scores at a number of Rocketship schools.  In any case, it's a victory for public schools in our area.

SCCOE Agreement

Monday, March 23, 2015

Humorous view of lawyers

It's no surprise that I spent a lot of time with lawyers over the past 5 years.  Here's to all the lawyers we paid, and those who just helped out or kept the pressure on us.  This is a funny read:

read: Lawyer Moms