The Dream is alive and well at Martin Luther King Middle School

Just like Dr. Martin Luther King believed in his “I have a Dream” speech over a half a century ago, the Middle School in Beaumont, Texas that bears his name is striving to make things better for its students.MLK Middle School Principal Julia Rich is starting to climb that mountain and making strides step by…

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LAUSD’s new Superintendent, Tennessee’s Achievement School District, and Critical Race Theory.

NEWS Today, LAUSD’s Board of Education unanimously approved Alberto Carvalho to be the district’s new superintendent. Carvalho has served as Miami-Dade’s Superintendent – the nation’s fourth largest school district – since 2008. He has a history of supporting school choice. (The 74 Million, CBS LA, NBC LA, LA Daily News, LA Times) Meanwhile, LAUSD appears…

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Bloomberg invests in charter schools; schools face gun violence & Covid-19.

Editor’s Note: This weekly news report covers National, California, Tennessee, and texas trends in K-12 public education with a focus on public charter schools. Please reach out to alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions. NEWS As the country responds to the Oxford School shooting crisis in Michigan, many questions arise, including how responsible is the school and faculty?…

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