2021

Personal Update – Back Home

Good afternoon, CharterFolk. I hope all finds you well. This weekend I was able to get my brother and myself back home, and I am pleased to report that he is recovering. It has been an incredible couple of weeks, some of the most challenging of my life. Through it all, I have been sustained

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Quick Personal Note: A Pause to CharterFolk

Hello CharterFolk. I hope all finds you well. I am writing to let you know that family responsibilities require that I take a short pause on CharterFolk. My brother is in the middle of a medical emergency in a small town in Colombia, and I am the person in our family who is best able

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The Pit, the Pendulum, and Our Decade of Truth

Good morning, CharterFolk. Great to see such positive reaction to our CharterFolk of the Year announcement yesterday. I also appreciated those of you who reached out to offer kind regards on the first year anniversary of CharterFolk. It’s been an incredibly fun ride. Thanks to all of you for making it possible. So much has

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Announcing the Winner of the CharterFolk of the Year Award

Good morning CharterFolk. Today it is our distinct pleasure to report that the readers of CharterFolk have selected Danielle West-Augustin, Chief Academic Officer and Director of Queen City Academy Charter School in Plainfield New Jersey, as the CharterFolk of the Year! Without a doubt, Danielle is a shining example of what our movement is all

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Where We Stand Thirty Years In

Good morning, CharterFolk. A few pieces of housekeeping before getting to a post to mark the occasion. First, today is the last day of voting for the CharterFolk of the Year Award so get your ballot in before midnight. Second, another thank you to Robert Enlow for yesterday’s very perceptive column. The piece brings up

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