Tag: john white

redefinED roundup: charter school flap in Florida, charter school records in California & more

Florida: A failing  charter school cuts its principal a $500,000 check as it was closing its doors (Orlando Sentinel). Charter school supporters are also angered (redefinED). Louisiana: State Superintendent John White is accused of lying to lawmakers about the state’s new voucher program (theadvertiser.com). White is also summoned to court[Read More…]

Louisiana strikes the right balance on accountability for school vouchers

Ideologues tend to exaggerate political debate, but Louisiana school superintendent John White reminded us Tuesday that rational policy is the key to integrating vouchers into a robust public education system. The accountability that White introduced, and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) adopted, represents a thoughtful balance of[Read More…]