Florida’s Doral College is a special place. Unlike other higher-ed institutions, it was founded in cooperation with public charter school nonprofit organizations to serve charter school students.
As a progressive Democrat in a heavily Democratic state with one of the best charter public school sectors in the country, I have witnessed the transformation in public schools when the needs of children and families take priority over entrenched bureaucratic interes
Public charter schools fill a need in school choice. I have been a public charter school supporter and advocate since becoming a member of the Ohio General Assembly in 2011. I currently chair the Education and Career Readiness Committee for the Ohio House of Representatives.
National Alliance Statement on the Reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act
The most inspirational people in my life are from a story that started about 50 years ago. One of these individuals never went to college and the other dropped out of college.
For good reason, there has been much written in the last few weeks about New Orleans and charter schools. Those schools that were part of the state-run Recovery School District returned to the control of the local Orleans Parish School Board on July 1.
Think back to the fifth grade, the cusp of middle school. You were probably trying to figure out who you were and who you wanted to be.