February 2023

CharterFolk X, Vol 3.1– Greg Moser, Igniting Sparks That Burn Bright

Greetings, CharterFolk! This morning we are celebrating Gregory V. Moser, Esq., and Retired Partner, Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP, as CharterFolk Extraordinaire.  We are also happy to recognize today’s columnist Julie Ashby Umansky, Esq., and the California Charter Schools Association (“CCSA”) Vice President, Legal Advocacy, and Executive Director, Charter Schools Legal Defense Fund.  Greg

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CharterFolk Chat with Diana Diaz-Harrison (Full Transcript)

[00:00:00] Jed Wallace: Hello, CharterFolk. I’m delighted to have you here and delighted to have our guest today. We’re very fortunate today to have a chance to talk to Diana Diaz-Harrison, who is the founder of the Arizona Autism Charter Schools, which was the recent winner of the Yass Prize nationally. Diana, let’s bring you

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CharterFolk Chat: Diana Diaz-Harrison of the 2022 Yass Prize Winner, Arizona Autism Charter Schools

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we bring you a CharterFolk Chat with Diana Diaz-Harrison, Founder & Executive Director of Arizona Autism Charter Schools. You may access Diana’s bio here. In 2012, Diana worked with parents and grandparents of children with autism and professionals to create Arizona’s first autism-focused charter school, which was the top million dollar

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The Shark that Circles Now in the Public Education Deep

Weekend greetings, CharterFolk. So much for my New Year’s resolution to stay on a firm publishing schedule of Tuesday and Friday mornings. Work was such this week that, if I was going to get a second post off to you at all, there was going to be no other time to do it than hauling

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8 Words Defining What a Great Public School Really Is

Good day, CharterFolk. It’s a conversation that can still make me cringe when I think on it 45 years later. But, as is often the case, cringe induces memory. So I remember it more clearly than I otherwise would. I was ten years old at the time, maybe eleven. It was a weekend. My Dad

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CharterFolk Contributor Don Shalvey – Do What You Love, Part 2

Hello CharterFolk! Last week we shared a Contributor Column from Don Shalvey, CEO of San Joaquin A+. This is the first time CharterFolk has published back to back Contributor Columns from the same person; however, we had additional questions to pose to Don. Today we are pleased to share Don’s responses. I provide a bio

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