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CTE and Non-Cognitive Skills: Finding the balance

CTE and Non-Cognitive Skills: Finding the balance Editor’s Note: As a parent myself, this topic was of particular interest. I often wonder if our schools are actually teaching non-cognitive skills like grit, perseverance, and work ethic — which I thought were solely my job to lovingly impart at home — alongside the more traditional cognitive…

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California Charter Schools: Legislative Proposals

California Charter Schools: Legislative Proposals April 11th On April 11th a number of different proposals for California charter schools will be heard in the legislature that could impact charter schools. This is just the first policy committee hearing for these bills and they will next have to pass through a fiscal committee before going to…

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Join Us in Supporting Charter Schools

HELP BOOST AWARENESS AND SUPPORT FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS TODAY The California Charter School Conference starts today! We’re thrilled to be a part of this amazing annual event in its 25th year for a few amazing days of inspiration, connectivity, education, and collaboration—all to support charter schools and the charter school movement! But our efforts continue…

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Florida’s new funding plan could help relieve some charter school tensions

Florida’s new funding plan could help relieve some charter school tensions Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published On March 8, 2018 here by RedefinED and was written by Travis Pillow. We think it’s vital to keep tabs on the pulse of all things related to charter schools, including informational and legislative resources,  and how to support charter school…

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The Ultimate Guide to Facility Financing for Charter Schools

The Ultimate Guide to Charter School Facility Financing: Straightforward advice on planning, financing options, getting approved, and choosing a partner. Does finding that perfect facility for your school seem like a huge, complex undertaking? Well, you’re not alone…it’s the greatest challenge faced by charter schools across the country. We understand that most charter school leaders…

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Charter School Resource: Flexibility for Accountability, Why Charter Schools Succeed

Charter School Resource: Flexibility for Accountability, Why Charter Schools Succeed Editor’s Note: This is a great charter school resource! It’s a short video and blog post originally published here by POLICYed and contributing scholar Macke Raymond. We think it’s vital to keep tabs on the pulse of all things related to charter schools, including informational resources,  and how…

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The 5 Big Educational Reform Stories of 2018

EDITORS NOTE: This article was originally published here on January 3, 2018, and was authored by the President of the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, Michael J. Petrilli. We think it’s vital to keep tabs on the pulse of educational reform and hope you find this—and any other article we curate—both interesting and valuable. The 5 Big…

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