October 2022

CharterFolk Contributor Jack McCarthy – Are We Ready for a Reboot?

Hello CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Jack McCarthy, CEO of AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation in Washington, D.C. I provide Jack’s bio below. Jack McCarthy is CEO of AppleTree Institute for Education Innovation in Washington, DC. As a social entrepreneur at the intersection of education research, policy, and practice

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NAEP and the Stampede of Pachyderms Shaping Education Policy Today

Good morning, CharterFolk, Last weekend’s post featured a breath of fresh air. An article from a progressive publication recognizing the value of charter schools. This week we saw another one. Both candidates for governor in New York saying during Tuesday’s debate that they support lifting the cap on charter schools. Democratic Governor Kathy Hochul offered

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CharterFolk Contributor Debbie Beyer – Unapologetically Charter

Hello CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Debbie Beyer, the founding Principal and Executive Director of Literacy First Charter Schools. I provide Debbie’s bio below. Debbie has worked in the classroom of both public and private schools. She has taught in and developed effective bilingual school programs and curriculum. Debbie is

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