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Charter School Bill Passes: Follow the Money

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Education Matters – By Larry Lee – Even an amateur swami with a cloudy crystal ball could have told us how the recent vote to approve charter schools in Alabama would play out. In fact, he didn’t even have to look at his ball, they could have…

Charter School Movement About Tax Breaks, Not Helping Kids

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Education Matters – By Larry Lee – It is said that “confession is good for the soul.” With this being the case, the legislators who wrote the Alabama Accountability Act in 2013 are now sleeping better. When this bill was written the people of Alabama were told…

Alabama Accountability Act Robs Public Schools

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Education Matters – By Larry Lee – Let’s say that Santa brought you a new chainsaw and in your haste to put it to work you gashed your leg severely. With blood gushing everywhere, do you holler for someone to bring you some band-aids? It’s doubtful. And…

Miracles in Education Still Happen

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…Education Matters – By Larry Lee – Contrary to what many think, miracles still happen these days. In fact, one just happened in Alabama concerning public education—though no one seemed to notice. I refer to recent news from the Alabama State Department of Education that four schools…