Jed Wallace

Ramona, New Orleans, and the Decades-Long View

Good morning, CharterFolk. Thanks to many of you for kind words about Sunday’s post remembering Ramona Edelin. Of all the things I learned from Ramona, near the top of the list was recognizing that, in order to appreciate the full accomplishment of the charter school movement, much as it takes to appreciate the full accomplishment

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Diverse Schools Show Stopper | All the Nation Is Porter Ranch | International Validation | Running Faster With the Reds | The Blues Have Nowhere to Run

Good day, CharterFolk. Atmospheric river travel complications knocked out a good chunk of writing time this weekend. My regrets getting this out to you later than I hoped. Let’s get straight to it. Diverse Schools Show Stopper It was a great opportunity to be with the Diverse Charter Schools Coalition in LA last week, as

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CharterFolk Short – A Modest Proposal for Overcoming the Challenge of the Public Not Knowing What Charter Schools Are

Good Morning, CharterFolk. Conflict alert. I serve on the Board of Fenton Charter Public Schools. So be forewarned as I celebrate Fenton celebrating its 30th. We’ve been recognizing the 30th anniversary of laws passing in various states … … but not yet many schools achieving three-decades. It’s happening now in California … … and Colorado

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This Too Passes. A Noble Pursuit: Charter School Pre-Check Now!

Weekend greetings, CharterFolk. I start thanking Jackie Elliot for her great Contributor Column this week which had an exceedingly high open rate. CharterFolk always love hearing from Jackie. I can’t tell you how many times Jackie has issued the rallying cry for more charter school progress in Los Angeles. She’s been doing it since she

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