A growing number of public charter schools specialize in integrating cultural knowledge alongside a more established educational curriculum. The Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy, a high-performing charter school in Sault Ste.
Jamison White is the Manager of Data and Research for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. Before joining the National Alliance, Jamison worked as a data analyst and freelance consultant in Boston and the greater New York area. Prior to this, Jamison completed his degree in Policy Management and International Relations at Carnegie Mellon University. In his free time, Jamison enjoys playing tennis, exploring Washington, D.C, and staying up to date with the latest political news
When you were 10, what did you want to be when you grew up? A historian
Who was your favorite teacher? Dr. Breslin
If you had one free hour each day, how would you use it? I would go down to the river and let my mind wander as far as my thoughts will take it.
Blog posts by Jamison White
As Career Technical Education schools grow in popularity, the National Alliance's Jamison White explains how some charter schools are incorporating career and technical training into their curriculum to open doors and change lives.
New methods of teaching help charter schools serve all students, but especially students with special needs. Advocates continue to encourage new approaches to help these students meet their individualized goals in increasingly inclusive settings. The Community Charter School of Cambridge, for example, utilizes a high-quality and effective method of collaboration between general and special education teachers to bring out the best in all their students.