2023

The 2023 CharterFolk Year in Review – Remembering Linda Brown

Good day, CharterFolk. It’s hard to believe I’m writing the fourth Year in Review post here at CharterFolk. Prior year reviews can be found here. 2020 | 2021 | 2022 But before we get to this year’s review, I would be remiss if I didn’t first do the following: Remembering Linda Brown We publish our

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WonkyFolk Vol 13 – The American Dream Lives at WonkyFolk

Greetings, CharterFolk! This week, Andy and I are talking with Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, regarding charter schools and the American Dream. Here is a link to the podcast. And for those of you who would prefer a video recording, we provide a link to YouTube as

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WonkyFolk Vol 12 – A Rising Tide Lifts All Wonks

Greetings, CharterFolk! This week, Andy and I are talking with David Griffith, Associate Director of Research at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, regarding The Education Competition Index: Quantifying competitive pressure in America’s 125 largest school districts, which indicates the death of traditional public schools has been greatly exaggerated. Here is a link to the podcast.

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Keeping On. You’ll Look Sweet Upon the Seat …

Good morning, CharterFolk. We’re mixing things up a bit here at CharterFolk this morning. This week, of all people in Charterland we could have invited to scribe a Contributor Column, who did we pick? Yup. Me. Talk about being completely insufferable.  Here I go throwing a few thousand words a week at you in my

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