September 2020

Biden Babbling – Toeholds on the Rock Face of Credibility

Good morning, CharterFolk. Amy and I have our anniversary next week. We’ll be trying to get some fresh air up in Montana. I will take the week off. You’ll be hearing from me next on Monday, October 5th. In the meantime, I would love to close out the month with a few more subscriptions. On

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CharterFolk Contributor Scott Pearson – 5 Things We Learned in DC

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today, I’m delighted to share with you a column from Scott Pearson who most of you know served until recently as the Executive Director of the DC Public Charter School Board. Prior to his work at PCSB, Scott served in the Department of Education during the Obama Administration. He was also the

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Amid the Smoke and Gloom, a New Narrative Emerges

Good morning, CharterFolk. Update Summary: Three recent positive developments in charter schools contrast against dysfunction happening in Establishment schools and contain the seeds of a new narrative for the charter school movement. With the smoke and pandemic spreading a blanket of gloom across the country, it occurs to me that we may actually be seeing

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Thunderbolts and Mountaintops – How We Smash Through the 2×2

Good morning, CharterFolk. Thanks again for your understanding about delayed posts this week. Things got complicated making the switch from charterfolk.com to charterfolk.org, which has now been completed. Next week we will be back on our regular posting schedule. Meanwhile, thanks to many who have continued to subscribe. While we haven’t made it all the

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