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Starting School in August
September 16, 2016

Some 15,000 Philly charter school students started school already. Following their lead could benefit all Philly families. Hzzah! Parents everywhere, take…

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Mayor de Blasio chalks up charter school students’ higher scores to test prep emphasis: ‘We don’t think that’s good educational policy’
September 16, 2016

Mayor de Blasio said charter schools are outscoring traditional public schools because of their heavy emphasis on test prep, drawing criticism…

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Charter Schools Are Reinventing Local Control in Education
September 9, 2016

America’s devotion to local control of schools is dying, but it is also being reborn as a new faith in charter…

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Public Remains Supportive of School Choice
September 2, 2016

That’s the upshot of the 10th annual public opinion survey from Education Next, which covers a range of topics including school…

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Take a look at what’s working in Philly charter schools
August 26, 2016

Philadelphia’s public pools are closing this week and back-to-school sales are everywhere, but the first day of school is still a…

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Pa.’s first charter school serving students with dyslexia set to open
August 19, 2016

After six years of planning, a challenge in court and a volley of appeals, Brett Marcoux isn’t going to let a…

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Impossible to Please Charter Opponents
August 12, 2016

De Blasio chalks up charter students’ high scores to test prep – NY Daily News  Mayor de Blasio said charter schools…

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Charter School Gives College-Bound Grads the Help They Need
August 5, 2016

Vincencial Agyapong, a soft-spoken 17-year-old in the Bronx whose mother works as a housekeeper, already feels the stress of taking out…

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Charter School Kids Outpace Public Schoolers on State Tests
July 29, 2016

Charter-school student gains on the 2016 state math and English exams markedly outpaced their public-school counterparts, according to state Department of…

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Charter Schools Get $250 Million Boost
July 22, 2016

Aiming to boost the growth of charter schools in cities nationwide, the Walton Family Foundation plans to announce a $250 million…

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