U.S. education chief lauds city schools
Thursday, September 1, 2011
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Follow-up to yesterday's posting on Parental Involvement
In response to yesterday's posting the National PTA 6 Standards for Parent Involvement were recommended to us as a good resource:
Does this sound familiar? In PA, major GOP donor and charter operator Vahan Gureghian's Charter School Management Company has been withholding similar information about how millions in public funds are used….
Ohio Judge tells charter-school company to open books
White Hat must reveal how public funds are used
A Franklin County judge ordered major GOP donor and charter-school operator David L. Brennan to turn over a detailed accounting of how his for-profit management company spends the millions of tax dollars it receives each year.
Here's a bit of background on the backers of the pro-voucher Students First PAC that has poured over $6 million into political contributions.
Beating the Odds
Jeff Yass was always a little different from his peers — a brilliant young man taken with poker and horse racing and the power of rational decision-making. He's used all of it to turn his company — Bala Cynwyd's stealthy and mysterious Susquehanna International — into one of the world's most lucrative and powerful financial firms
Follow the StudentsFirst PAC Voucher Money Trail
Here's our previous posting detailing 2010 contributions of just under $6 million: