Attackers and defenders of charter schools are free to pick cases and attach labels, but we shouldn’t lump actual corruption or theft in with debatably unwise uses of funds.
Future schools will need charter-like freedoms to fully take advantage of new ways to personalize learning to meet students’ interests and needs and provide meaningful experiences.
Six pioneering organizations are trying to shift systems and programs to maximize the talents, interests, and needs of students, families, and communities.
Putting aside questions of blame for current and past segregation, it's fair to ask: Can charter schools play a more positive role in the future?
Our new blog series aims to clear the air and make room for the next big improvements in both charter schools and public education in general.