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School Choice Opponents Recycle Myths as Trump Picks DeVos for Education

No myth: Most children in charters learn more than peers in district schools

… characterized Michigan charter schools as corrupt and … options are confined to charter schools, but the performance … DeVos. Eight out of 10 charter schools in MI perform … percent of Detroit s charter schools rank in the … more

Measuring the Value of Charter Schools

… Bridge Magazine that charter public schools are twice … of conventional and charter public schools. The … is, he's comparing charter public schools to … will appear mediocre. Charter public schools, without … more

'Reckless Expansion' of Charter Schools? Not Quite

Just four more Michigan charters in three years

… increase in the number of charter schools in Michigan … enacted its law governing charter schools 22 years ago. The … cap on the number of charters in 2011. A brief surge in charter schools followed, with … more

Healthy Charter Sector Belies Need for Commission, Extra Regulation

… the ability to close charters it deems unsuccessful. … nationwide trade group for charter schools gave Michigan … health of its public charter school sector. For the … Alliance for Public Charter Schools ranked Michigan … more

ACLU Joins DeVos Assaults By Ignoring Inconvenient Charter School Truths

Charters do better, and outcompete conventional unionized schools when parents can choose

… unregulated growth of charter schools in Michigan, … evidence that proves that charters do no better at educating … opposing school choice and charter school choice in particular. Like … backgrounds, Michigan s charter schools do an overall … more

ACLU: Study Finds Detroit's Charters May Outperform, But Their Competition Hurts Regular Schools

Organization says Detroit charter school success skews statewide record higher

… DeVos support of charter schools has harmed Michigan, … overwhelming evidence that charters do no better at educating … has studied Michigan charter schools. I think … be aware of the fact charter school (and school finance) … more

Cherry-Picking Michigan Charter Data Leads to Wrong Conclusions

Based on the best evidence, charter schools are a net benefit

… comes to the record of charter schools, Education Trust-Midwest … of public education: charter schools. It's appropriate … discussion about what more charter schools could do to … express frustration that charters haven't raised the … more

This Fall Will Be the First Time There are Fewer Charter Schools

'Flood' of charters claim doesn't hold water

… has been a flood of charter schools in Michigan. The … Michigan opened the charter school floodgates in … the worst-performing charters into the poorest cities. ForTheRecord … year there were 298 charter schools in Michigan, … more

The Difference With Charter Schools

In charter schools policy debates … distinction between charter public schools and district-run … Every child in every charter school is there only … number and type of charter schools. Such restrictions … more

Inaccurate Claims Buoy Attacks On Charter Public Schools

'There is no such thing as a "for-profit" charter school in Michigan'

… the district, opposed charter public schools in a … that criticized some charter schools as being for profit. Charter public schools in Michigan … services yet attack charter schools for doing the … more

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Workers who chose to leave unions want to fend for themselves but current law requires unions in union shops to negotiate their pay and work conditions. "Worker's Choice" gives employees the freedom to choose representation.

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