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CharterFolk Contributor Tim Nicolette – Hope Emerging from Defeat: Lessons Learned from the Massachusetts Charter Sector

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we are pleased to share a Contributor Column from Tim Nicolette, the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Charter Public School Association. We provide a bio for Tim below. Tim Nicolette has served as the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Charter Public School Association since 2017 where he provides strategic and operational

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CharterFolk Contributor Dr. Dale Caldwell – How One NJ Charter School Serving At-Risk Students Scored Massive Gains on State Tests Amid Significant Declines

Good morning CharterFolk. Today we are pleased to share a Contributor Column from Dr. Dale Caldwell the President of Centenary University in Hackettstown, New Jersey. and the Founding Board Chair of College Achieve Greater Asbury Charter School in Asbury, New Jersey. We provide a bio for Dr. Caldwell below. Dr. Dale G. Caldwell is the President

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WonkyFolk Vol 5 – Special CREDO Episode with Macke Raymond

Greetings, CharterFolk! This week, Andy and I are talking with Macke Raymond, the director of the Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) regarding CREDO’s As a Matter of Fact: National Charter School Study III, which is the third installment of a multi-decade study examining the academic progress of students enrolled in charter schools compared

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Back in the Saddle – Encouraging CREDO Report – Three Articles Show a Distracted Establishment – The Definition of Great Advocacy – An Opportunity Emerges To Accelerate Progress

Good day, CharterFolk. I’d like to start off today acknowledging my own absence. It’s been a couple weeks since I last posted personally, one of my longer periods without writing since starting CharterFolk three years ago. It was a function of coming down with a virus that really knocked me out of the saddle. But

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