If anyone thinks that people pushing privatization are working to improve education, all they need to do is spend some time in Arizona.
I love working with students and teaching. Now I get to enjoy it because I am supported and respected for my talents in a public school.
An often overlooked aspect of these voucher programs is they end up being publicly-funded education discrimination programs.
It doesn’t have to be this way – we can still save public schools by fighting these destructive programs and policies.
With this policy in place, Great Hearts Charter was making it impossible for a population of students to thrive in their schools.
Grassroots advocates have shouldered so much of the burden brought on by poor leadership. They do it because it is the right thing to do.
COVID has given our governor and the AZ GOP yet another opportunity to try to dismantle public education in Arizona.