The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools (NAPCS) is pleased to launch a guest blog series which will feature contributions by leading international education experts. The goal of this series is to expose our readers to the challenges and successes of establishing charter schools in different parts of the world. Our contributors have experience in charters schools either as providers or in the case of Cecilia Maria Velez, former Minister of Education for Colombia, spearheading programs which improved educational quality by allowing private agents to operate public schools serving low-income students.
This series take our readers on a tour well beyond our borders by looking at adaptations of the public charter school model in the United Kingdom and Kurdistan. We begin our series with a contribution by Tony McAleavy, Education Director, CfBT Education Trust, U.K. followed by Carl Bistany, board member of SABIS® Holdings and President, SABIS® Educational Services s.a.l. and SABIS® Educational Systems, Inc.
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