Coffee Break: Oakland’s Lakisha Young Is Done Waiting for Superman and Ready for Parents to Take the Lead

Lakisha Young is executive director of The Oakland REACH. She has dedicated her career to promoting access to quality schoolsRead More…

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Charter Schools Provide Freedom for Educators, But There Are Some Ways that They Can Improve

Regular K-12 public institutions have many challenges. They have overcrowded classrooms, underpaid teachers, and unacceptable high school graduation and collegeRead More…

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Let Me Explain How School Funding Works So You Don’t Assume that Charter Schools Are Taking Money From Districts

I’m confused by the deplorable tactic that the teachers unions are using to perpetuate the myth that charter public schoolsRead More…

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How Bay Area Schools Can Better Serve Students With Intensive Special Education Needs

There are many characteristics that differentiate charter schools from district-run schools. From funding, to the enrollment processes, to academic performances,Read More…

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