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CharterFolk Contributor Dr. Kathryn Procope – Charter Schools and Historically Black Colleges and Universities – A Marriage Made in Heaven

Good morning, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Dr. Kathryn Procope, the Executive Director of Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science. I provide Kathryn’s bio below. Kathryn Procope, a native of Brooklyn New York and a product of New York City Public Schools, obtained a bachelor of science

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CharterFolk Contributor Herneshia Dukes – Charter Executives Crave Community, Professional Development, and Support.  Greenhouse E3 Provides Just That.

Good morning, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Herneshia Dukes, Program Director for Greenhouse E3. I provide Herneshia’s bio below. Herneshia Dukes is the Program Director for Greenhouse E3. She previously served as the Executive Director of School Leadership for New Schools for New Orleans where her primary responsibility was

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10 Words Defining What Makes a Truly Accountable Public School

Good day, CharterFolk. Thank you, CharterFolk, for your response to my last post. It apparently struck a chord, given how many of you reached out. Thanks also to Fordham for reposting it (with such a cute picture no less!) Last week we saw this op-ed come out from Tom Kane at the Times. It reminded

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What We Do When There is No Education There There

Weekend greetings, CharterFolk. During Andy’s and my last podcast, we discussed societal amnesia about education matters. This week, as we see the teachers of Oakland go on strike … … I think again of amnesia. Is it that we simply forget, or that we try to forget, or that we have forces at work that

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WonkyFolk Vol 3 – The Amnesia Episode

Greetings, CharterFolk! This week, Andy and I are talking about Amnesia.  Amnesia about A Nation at Risk.  Amnesia about Covid responses.  And Jed wishing he could have amnesia about the King’s game on April 30, 2023. Here is a link to our conversation where you can listen to the podcast.  And for those of you who

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What I Asked Sal Khan to Say 12 Years Ago, and He Refused, But What I’d Again Ask Him to Say Now More than Ever | Of All the Places They Won’t Let a New Charter School Open

Weekend greetings, CharterFolk. Ample new evidence mounts that a surge in charter school momentum is emerging. Yet another state is joining charterland … … due in no small part to effective advocacy coming from the National Alliance. We also saw a third-of-a-loaf breakthrough in New York … … along with a dozen and a half

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