Paul Hill and Ashley Jochim respond to Andy Smarick's review of their new book, A Democratic Constitution for Public Education, in this guest blog originally posted on Fordham's Flypaper.
New Orleans is the only U.S. city in which charter schools have succeeded in educating higher proportions of students with disabilities than traditional public schools. CRPE practitioner in residence Adam Hawf explains why.
YES Prep has pulled out of Memphis. It will take a while to uncover all the lessons from this story, writes Robin Lake in this blog, but one thing is obvious: we need more charter providers who are willing to take on the turnaround challenge. And those providers need support.
Does the dogged pursuit of equity for all undermine successful efforts underway to help students? It doesn't have to, argues Robin Lake. Not only are charters well positioned to serve special needs students, yet retain their distinctive cultures, they have an obligation to try.
Guest blogger Naomi Rubin DeVeaux discusses how D.C.'s traditional and charter public schools are held accountable for ensuring an equitable education for all students.
A candid discussion between three prominent education reform leaders on what they see as problems within the movement, and what needs to change to sustain it.