By Yaël Ossowski / April 28, 2015 / Watchdog.org At the recent Education Writers Association national seminar in Chicago, a small breakout session asked the following question: Is school choice a tool for opportunity and equity, or further segregation? Following the latest negative spin on charter schools around the country, it seems most education journalists […]
Comme je l’ai toujours dit, je suis très fier de mes racines. Soit mes racines québécoises ou mes racines dans le NASCAR, le dernier qu’implique ma famille depuis vingt ans. Donc c’était un plaisir d’écouter mon père en plein discussion à RadioX la semaine passée, une entrevue il a accordé à l’émission 5 à 7. […]
By Yaël Ossowski / April 21, 2015 / Watchdog.org The charter school community in North Carolina is rising up against a study put together by Duke University scholars that argues charter school segregation is giving white students an advantage over black students. “I find the claims that public charter schools perpetuate segregation across our state […]
By Yaël Ossowski / April 21, 2015 / Watchdog.org There’s a puzzling charge being lobbed at charter schools in North Carolina by academic researchers: they’re reintroducing segregation. That’s the racially tinged analysis provided by researchers from Duke University, who last week released a study focused on the “growing segmentation” of the charter school sector in […]
By Yaël Ossowski / April 16, 2015 / Watchdog.org After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans charter schools are giving students more hope for academic success than their peers, the latest studies reveal. A study brief released last week by Tulane University’s Cowen Institute details the rise and promise of Charter Management Organizations in […]
After over a year of hard work, the 2015 European Students For Liberty Conference finally came together at Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany on April 10-12. There were over 500 participants from over 40 countries, united to celebrate libertarian ideas. It was an honor to organize this along with my colleagues.
By Yaël Ossowski / April 10, 2015 / Watchdog.org More students than ever are opting for Atlanta charter schools, and they’re about to get a bigger piece of the financial pie. In the 2016 budget proposal to be voted on next week, Atlanta charter schools are expected to get a funding boost of $21 million […]
THE PUNISHER: President Obama signed an executive order declaring hacking a “national emergency” and offers sanctions to seize their property and effects By Yaël Ossowski | Watchdog.org If cyber hackers are aiming their malicious code at American companies or government bureaus, they now face the wrath of brutal U.S. sanctions. That’s the latest law of […]