President Trump and Congress agreed to extend current government funding through December 8th, but where does that leave education priorities for this year and next?
This summer, the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) released their latest report on charter school networks and management organizations.
Although the chronic absenteeism rate is markedly lower for charter school teachers than for traditional public school teachers, there is still a great deal of work to be done across the public education sector.
AP for all: IDEA Public Schools in San Antonio Gives all Students Access to Advanced Placement Courses
However, a recent New York Times article questioned the benefit of AP courses for students from underserved populations. Here in San Antonio—specifically at IDEA Carver, the first IDEA Public Schools campus in San Antonio—the evidence is clear that AP courses are helping to close the achievement gap.
DACA was the opportunity I so longingly waited for. DACA changed my life because it gave me the opportunity to fully go for my dreams without fearing the negative repercussions that always existed for me because of my immigration status.
As Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) begins, the National Alliance is proud to recognize the dedicated Hispanic educators, families, and students who strengthen public charter schools and the communities they serve.
This is Pathways in Education – Nampa (PIE), a new public charter school in the Nampa School District that officially opened its doors on Tuesday, August 7, 2017. I had a chance to catch up with the team, who is very excited to offer this innovative model to Nampa area students.
The horrific events that occurred in Charlottesville earlier this month are fresh on the minds of students and teachers heading back to school—and it’s certainly no different at my school, Monument Academy Public Charter School in Washington, D.C.
Every year there are new challenges, but the tireless work public charter school educators do each day, and the joy we bring to our community, is why we are successful at teaching the future leaders of our country.
For some school leaders, back to school means fulfilling a dream to better educate underserved students. When Nick Schuerman reflects on the fact that he’s responsible for the education of the 225 children who attend his school, he is nearly moved to tears.