Are you making plans to join us at the 2019 National Charter Schools Conference in Las Vegas? NCSC19 offers charter school leaders, educators, and advocates opportunities for continued learning, the national perspective on the movement, and new connections.
A recent study released by researchers at the University of Arkansas, A Good Investment: The Updated Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities, provides key insights into cost-effectiveness and return-on-investment comparisons across public charter and traditional public schools.
When former Minnesota state senator Ember Reichgott Junge first authored the first-in-nation charter school law in 1991, she didn’t realize the powerful forces she had unlocked. She shares her mission to ensure the past is remembered as we look forward in the movement.
To get a closer glimpse into the women of The String Queens, Kelsey Nelson talks with violinist Kendall Isadore, the orchestra director at the KIPP DC Valor Academy.
Latoye A. Brown, CEO of Audubon Schools and a participant in the School Leaders of Color convening, discusses serving as an educational leader in the post-Katrina landscape and shares her experience.
A few years into the open source curricula experiment, we are starting to see that teachers across school types will embrace quality content regardless of its origin—and that a home-grown school curriculum can compete with big publishers when it comes to quality indicators.
Science teacher Lynne D. Holcomb-Gober shares why she loves teaching at Friendship Charter School's Blow Pierce Elementary & Middle School and how she gets her students involved and interested in science.
The authorization process is a fundamental component of creating and maintaining a strong charter school sector, but without careful examination of the charter school pipeline we miss a tremendous amount of information about the opportunities we are providing for our students.
Harley Place, ESL teacher and coordinator for Ocean Academy Charter School, facilitates the Latino Family Literacy program to teach parents about the importance of reading at home.
The answer is yes: students attending charter schools have to take state tests.