In her reply, Rees speaks to the historical injustices imposed on students of color and students from low-income families that charter schools in part seek to address.
All charter schools are public schools, and their flexible and autonomous model is paid for by a pledge of high accountability to their authorizer, parents and the public.
Letter to the Editor: Charter Schools are the Public School Solution Black and Hispanic Families Want
These public schools enable low-income students and students of color to receive a high-quality education irrespective of their zip code.
Letter to the Editor: Let’s Get One Thing Straight—Charter Schools are a Remedy for Thousands of American Families
So while Mr. Schneider sees a “promise unfulfilled” in charter schools, he certainly is not speaking for the thousands of charter school parents and students who will be attending graduations across the country this month.
Too many disadvantaged students lack access to high quality schools yet entrenched special interest groups would like to keep things just the way they are.
Wilkins debunks the notion that the reports $1 billion figure is a product of data and analysis.
Barrett sheds light on the danger of over simplifying graduation rates when it comes to students from varying demographics.
Letter to the Editor: Setting the Record Straight on what Charter Schools could Bring a Rural State like West Virginia
West Virginia lawmakers are finally able to give families a critically-needed choice in their child’s public education. We urge them to put students first and seize it!
They are all public-school students and they all deserve access to the best public schools we can offer.
West Virginia can give families a choice in their child’s public education.