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Pinkston for Schools
Fighting for students, parents, teachers and taxpayers on the Nashville School Board since 2012. Working for world-class schools in South + Southeast Nashville.
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Pinkston for Schools 10m
Monday musing: A Stanford researcher tells me they’re studying links between charter schools and charter teacher physical/emotional health. No surprise. Charter teachers are subjected to poor working conditions.
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Pinkston for Schools 5h
Recommending reading. Especially the part about the negative fiscal impact of charter schools.
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Pinkston for Schools 5h
Once-mighty StudentsFirst (now TennesseeCAN) has basically been reduced to panhandling. Your gift of “as little as $10” will help them dismantle public education. Unless school board members get in the way.
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Jennifer Nov 18
Thank you & Youth Council for the 30+ trees planted Our campus looks BEAUTIFUL!
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Amy Frogge Nov 18
We have lost the moral message of public schools: that they are about common (not individual) good.
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Sarah Martin Nov 18
How to explain 8 years of terrible education policy when you decide to run for statewide office:
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 17
New Athletics Complex and Alumni Pavilion is looking great. Finishing touch will be the new track. Go Colts!
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Jennifer Berkshire Nov 17
I wrote about how education reform ate the Democratic party -- & the queasy origins of Dems vs teacher unions for
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 17
Please get some help.
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 17
... about $73 per student. Clearly, cares more about higher-ed than he cares about K-12 and is balancing colleges and universities’ budgets on the backs of local public schools. 2/2
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 17
Let’s see: THEC is proposing $55 million in new revenue for higher-ed (which serves 223,000 students), or about $247 per student. Meanwhile, is proposing $73 million in new revenue for K-12 (which serves 998,000 students), or ... 1/
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 17
I know there’s technically no such thing as but there’s never a wrong time to remind folks how ’s auditors explained the negative fiscal impact of charter schools.
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 16
Recommended reading
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 16
Thanks for your moral support!
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Joey Hassell Nov 16
Thank you board for standing strong, too! & Let's support our schools; not drain them!
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 16
Feels like there’s a legit movement happening to protect student and family data from abuse by charter operators.
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 15
Remember when that award-winning journalist from the New York Times (who’s a McArthur “Genius” Fellow) called you “dishonest and a sh*tty human being?” Good times.
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 15
Replying to @WillPinkston
Reflecting more on last night’s school board meeting: It’s now abundantly clear to me — now more than ever — that anyone who’s cashing a paycheck from a charter school or a charter special interest group actually does not care about all kids. It’s sad and immoral.
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Joe Pitts Nov 15
Company should pay educators, parents & students, who lost the most, for their testing malpractice.
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Pinkston for Schools Nov 14
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