Aspire Public Schools
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www.aspirepublicschools.org Oakland, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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disappointing

Education Specialist (Former Employee)
Stockton, CA

Prosthe educational practices in regular education
the other staff members who are devoted to students and doing quality work
resources available

Consteaching to the test instead by the individual's needs
no loyalty to teachers
corporate attitude

Advice to Senior ManagementIt was a good experience to see good teaching practices being taught, but the respect of teachers who do know how to teach and need to tweak their procedures to comply to your verb-age was not there. If you give no loyalty, you won't receive any in return.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    No Work-Life Balance

    Teacher (Former Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Aspire Public Schools


    Pros: -Helpful and collaborative co-coworkers. -Informative professional development (sometimes too much) -Opportunity to… Cons: -Long hours (12 hours + per day) -100% teach to the test -Time after school and… Advice to Senior Management: Less hours for teachers. Trust teachers more. Increase pay. Allow for more flexibility… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great for Brainwashing Children

    Elementary Teacher (Former Employee)
    Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Aspire Public Schools


    Pros: -Lots of training -Close-knit teams -Friendly families - Very nice benefit options if… Cons: - LONG HOURS (even for a teacher) - Very "test" oriented, little time for teaching children real-life skills - Nearly no science, art, or music for… Advice to Senior Management: Stop wasting money on salaries for upper level people and for new… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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