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CharterFolk Contributor Dan Effland – Seminar Is Our New, “Always-on” Professional Learning Community

Greetings, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Dan Effland, the Executive Director for Summit Atlas High School. We provide Dan’s bio below. After working for 10+ years as a professional musician based in Chicago, Dan was inspired by some incredible experiences working with young people in Chicago Public Schools to change paths

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The Large Language Model Threatening Public Education Today

Good day, CharterFolk. There’s lots of talk happening right now about this sign-of-the-times article that was published by the New York Times this week. Publicly funded schools with as little regulation as we have seen in generations … Anyone can open a microschool, although more than two-thirds of founders are current or formerly licensed teachers.

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Making Things Transparent – The Time to Break Up LAUSD is Now

Weekend greetings, CharterFolk. Happy Father’s Day to all our CharterDads out there. I hope the day gives you a chance to charge batteries. Meanwhile, I confess up front. CharterFolk: This one is a beast of a post. It’s because I’m taking on a beast of a topic. LA Unified. Hopefully, you’ll make it to the

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