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Jeff Bryant

Jeff Bryant

Jeff Bryant is a communications consultant, freelance writer, advocacy journalist, and director of the Education Opportunity Network, a strategy and messaging center for progressive education policy. He is the chief correspondent for Our Schools, a part of the Independent Media Institute.


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Bad Leadership Is Plunging Public Schools Into a Crisis

Covid-19 exposed how important teachers are to students and families—it's a shame that school leaders still won't listen to them.

Jeff Bryant ·


The Charter School Movement Is Imploding. What Comes Next May Be Worse

Trump’s plan for 'school choice' will lead to the further privatization of public education.

Jeff Bryant ·


How Billionaire Charter School Funders Corrupted the School Leadership Pipeline

Charter school funders like Eli Broad turned school leadership into a cartel system focused on advancing careers and enriching businesses.

Jeff Bryant ·


Why Won’t the Charter School Industry Acknowledge Its Documented Failures

Public schools remain society’s most preferred and best attempt to guarantee an education to every child, while private enterprises like charters have the option of closing down whenever they want because the public system remains as a safety net for students and families

Jeff Bryant ·


Charter Schools Are a Major Dividing Line for the 2020 Democratic Candidates—Education Fights in Pennsylvania Point the Way

Charter schools now cost Pennsylvania taxpayers over $1.8 billion annually and account for over 25 percent of the state’s basic education funding

Jeff Bryant ·


Why Democratic Presidential Candidates May Have to Choose Between Teacher Pay Raises and Charter Schools

"The problem with charter schools isn't that they're competing with public schools; it's that they're supplanting public schools."

Jeff Bryant ·


The Federal Government Has Poured Millions into Failing Charter Schools in Louisiana

Parents in New Orleans are sick of the instability that temporary charter schools have brought to their community, calling the schools an "illegal experiment" on their children

Jeff Bryant ·


Things Didn’t Go Well When Betsy DeVos Was Confronted With Her Department’s Charter School Fraud

One billion awarded by the federal government’s Charter Schools Program (CSP) went to charter schools that never opened or opened for only brief periods

Jeff Bryant ·

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