Ramon Griffin, former administrator of a network of charter schools in New Orleans, wrote a open letter to the teachers and staff at “No Excuse” charter schools. In his letter Griffin he asks them to consider the psychological costs of certain practices on their students as they seek to transform schools. Griffin joined us to discuss his article, his article can be found at http://edushyster.com/an-open-letter-to-teachers-and-staff-at-no-excuses-charter-schools/
One of the goals for newly elected Governor John Bel Edwards is accountability of charter and voucher schools in Louisiana. Most charter schools have successfully crafted their our standards which in most cases is unaccountability. Meanwhile accountability standards for public schools are misguided by standardized test.Bob Schaeffer Public Education Director of The National Center for Fair & Open Testing discussed sensible accountability for evaluating schools in the 21st century.