Can and must we do better in ensuring charter schools (and ALL schools) do a better job of providing students both relevance and rigor? Yes. Particularly for charters where one of the foundational agreements is the granting of more autonomy in exchange for more accountability. Too often the latter half of that promise goes unfulfilled.Read More
We are only days away from the start of a new school year! In fact, some schools are already putting in hard work. As teachers prepare their classrooms and minds, students excitedly pick out new backpacks and first-day outfits. This annual ritual is part of a profound relationship we often take for granted.Read More
The truth is often harsh but we face it directly. Change is hard, and we need a new era of education leaders able to guide us to new frontiers instead of tethering us to stale ideas that keep some comfortable but make life on teachers and students unbearable.
Let's keep up the good, hard fight for our students. Here's this week's roundup:Read More