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“Pretty Much Their Dream Job”- Teachers Excited for New Charter School

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.

What Charlottesville Means to One Charter School for Foster Youth

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.

Charter school leaders sacrifice to see dreams become reality

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.

School Closures Are Just One Part of Building a Better Public School System

While closing a public school is an undoubtedly difficult decision, a growing number of leaders and policymakers have begun to utilize closures as one small, but sometimes necessary, part of building a better public school system.