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Wintana Mesfin is a graduating fifth grader at Rocketship Mateo Sheedy Elementary in San Jose, California. She deliver
IDEA has helped me separate things that are important and things that aren’t. Being here has changed my culture, and my work ethic. I have learned that in life there are no excuses for anything. I may face obstacles, but I don’t care. I am going to go to college as a student-athlete, get a degree, and make my family proud.
The name’s Tirado, Aremy Tirado. Recently I had my last day of high school at Democracy Prep at the Agassi Campus, and looking back on all four years of blood, sweat, and tears, I found that being a “charter school kid” consisted of being socially aware, being held to higher standards as a result of the rigorous academics, and being part of a tight-knit community.
As we all seek better outcomes for our children, charter schools provide an additional public school option for families looking for something different. The complexity of finding and financing a school building, however, is a drain on the time and energy that school leaders should put into building a transformational school. The brick and mortar building should be the least of a school’s worries.
In January 2011, an Ohio mother was convicted and sentenced for falsifying her residency records to send her children to a better school district.
Sounds a bit absurd, doesn't it? To be punished for simply wanting better for your children.
Parents, policy makers, and stakeholders rely on research and data and to help them make decisions, allocate resources, and develop new programs, laws, and policies—all with the intention of improving student outcomes and opportunities.
Yu Ying–nurturing excellence in Chinese–was founded in 2008 by a small group of parents who believed all D.C. children have the right to a quality education that opens doors to that unknown future. As the only public school in Washington, D.C., to offer Mandarin Chinese immersion, Yu Ying offers a world-class public education to nearly 600 students in pre-K through grade 5.
Our Monthly Newsletter for May provides an overview on the National Alliance and the public charter school movement, along with federal, state, and legal updates. In her note, President & CEO Nina Rees touches on the tragedy at Santa Fe High School in Texas and imparts the importance of ensuring our students are safe in school.
Nearly all of mankind’s greatest achievements emerged from cross-cultural enlightenment. The Silk Road, for example, stood as a cultural bridge between Asia and Europe and for the belief that such cultural, technological, and philosophical exchange generated prosperity for all of humanity.