Friday, July 22, 2011

That Mayoral Academy Branding is Working Out Real Well

Linda Borg for the ProJo:

“It’s undeniable that there are forces at the federal, state and local levels that are pushing for expanded charter schools,” he said. “But I don’t think there was a grand conspiracy to get charters into the building.”

In any case, (West End parent who belongs to the Neighborhood School Stakeholder Committee) Gabor said, Trinity is a not one of the national charters, like Achievement First, looking to move into Rhode Island.

“We’re one of the mom-and-pop charter schools,” Olsen said. “We were started by people who live in the community who saw a need. We don’t have the mayors behind us.”

Mayoral Academies = Assholes + Outsiders.

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