Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Education Theory Explains Success Of Kansas City Charter Schools

A high minded think piece that might help any college students who stumble upon this link . . .

"Examining the role the civil society has played in Kansas City’s charter schooling sector. While the traditional public school district has struggled with legitimacy and engagement over the past three decades (enrollment has been on the decline, and KCPS struggles to recruit enough candidates to make school board elections competitive), charter schools have been an outgrowth of the community, reflecting their needs, values, and desires."

The reality is that income levels and parent/student investment have more impact on student achievement than the conjecture contained in this pompous post but it's still worthy of consideration.

Read more:

Charter Schools and Civil Society in Kansas City

After a nine-month tour of America in 1831, French political scientist Alexis de Tocqueville published Democracy in America, a volume that remains one of the best descriptions of American civic and political life.De Tocqueville focused much of his analysis on America's civil society, the tapestry of voluntary organizations that citizens put together to unite themselves and


Anonymous said...

Any school is better than kcps, that’s a fact.

Kcps is one of the worst school districts in the nation, that’s also a fact.

NicK said...

so basically its about how the rich destroyed public education so they could make money off private schools

Anonymous said...

^^^ no, the blacks ruined public education, Hell, you can’t call it education, it’s a free babysitting service with breakfast, lunch and dinner, laundry and taxi service. Dey ain’t gots time fo no edumacation.

Anonymous said...

Daycare for wefare checks. Momma hasta have time to breed up some mo cash.

Anonymous said...

I got me an F in Ebonics.