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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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Giving Thanks

As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday season, it’s time to reflect on all things and people who make us thankful. Before we break for the holiday, I wanted to say I am humbled and grateful that you have welcomed us to join you in supporting your mission to provide a high-quality education to the students…

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What to Expect When You’re Expanding – Watch Now

Did you catch our latest webinar? What to Expect When You’re Expanding – Charter School Best Practices covered the challenges schools commonly face during various phases from start-up, expansion through to a mature school, with a slew of relevant examples from one growing school, as told by featured speaker Daniel Hughes, President and CEO of Creemos…

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California Charter Schools Legislative Update

With the bill introduction deadline ending two weeks ago, the California legislature is now beginning to hold its first hearings on individual pieces of legislation. There were more than 2,600 bills and resolutions introduced, and several of those bills could impact charter schools. Below is a short summary for some of those bills. AB 318…

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nprEd: Just What IS a Charter School Anyway?

NPR’s education news site, nprEd , recently posted an article giving a rundown on charter schools, namely what ARE they and how are they different from other private and public schools? Despite ever-growing numbers of charter schools in the country (3.1 million students currently enrolled in charter schools across 43 states), most Americans have no idea how…

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