11 Jan, 2018
Paul Campbell grew up in rural Kentucky and is currently the CEO of a successful aerospace company just outside Oklahoma City in Seminole. He is also dedicated to improving rural… Read More
11 Jan, 2018
Several years ago, Achievement First, a charter school network serving primarily low-income black and Hispanic students, got an unpleasant wake-up call: Its students had done well… Read More
09 Jan, 2018
In bringing together principals of charter schools and regular public schools, a new university-based initiative is attempting to salve wounds inflicted by the rawest conflict in… Read More
09 Jan, 2018
Colorado’s student population grew again in the fall of 2017, but by the smallest numbers since 1989. The biggest increases were in charter and online schools, according to data… Read More
08 Jan, 2018
Seven years ago, a group of elementary school teachers launched an after-school program for fifth-graders. It was so successful and beloved by the students and their parents that… Read More
05 Jan, 2018
<p>An analysis released late last year suggests that students in Detroit charter schools attain a higher level of academic achievement on most subjects than their peers in… Read More
01 Jan, 2018
For many kids, school fundraisers often involve selling candy or asking family and friends for money. But for elementary students at Newark Charter School, a recent charitable… Read More
01 Jan, 2018
Path opened for sale, lease of districts’ spare buildings.
25 Dec, 2017
Sydney Chaffee, 2017 National Teacher of the Year, was the keynote speaker at Honoring a Noble Profession: Celebrating Teachers and Teaching. The annual event is hosted each year… Read More
20 Dec, 2017
From changemakers championing Puerto Rican students and their hurricane-battered schools, to small districts using technology to turn around achievement gaps in rural South… Read More