2020

The COVID-Era Policy Agenda We Should Be Advancing Now

Good morning, CharterFolk! Great to have so many new subscriptions in the last few days. Thank you! For those of you who have been meaning to but haven’t yet, why not take care of it right now by going here? Let’s get on to the update. Update Summary: While a great tragedy for our society

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CharterFolk X Vol 11 – Danielle West-Augustin, Stepping Up Even More for Kids and Families During the Pandemic

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we’re delighted to recognize Danielle West-Augustin, Chief Academic Officer and Director of Queen City Academy Charter School in Plainfield New Jersey, as CharterFolk Extraordinaire. As Harry Lee, CEO of the New Jersey Public Charter School Association, describes Danielle’s remarkable leadership: In terms of showing how the entire charter school community in

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Responding to CharterFolk on Parent Organizing – Show Me the Money

Good morning, CharterFolk. Thank you again to all our contributors who responded to Arne Duncan’s challenge to involve parents and youth more in our advocacy efforts. Corri Ravare – CEO of Extera Public SchoolsCatharine Bellinger – Vice President, Public Affairs & Advocacy, IDEA Public SchoolsPreston Smith – CEO and Co-founder, Rocketship Public SchoolsKimi Kean –

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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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