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CharterFolk Contributor Daiana Lambrecht – Rocketship’s Vision: Unleashing Parent Power Can Transform Communities

Good Day, CharterFolk. Today we’re delighted to share our first Contributor Column of 2022, this one from Daiana Lambrecht, Senior Director of Parent Leadership & Advocacy at Rocketship Public Schools. I provide a bio below. Daiana Lambrecht is Rocketship’s Senior Director of Parent Leadership and Advocacy, member of the DEI Council and part of the

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2021 Year in Review

Good morning, CharterFolk. What a year it has been since I posted the 2020 Year in Review. Somehow against a backdrop of challenge in public education more severe than any of us have seen in our lifetimes, on top of CharterFolk finding a way to keep bringing it for kids and for charter school advocacy,

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CharterFolk Contributor Julio Vázquez – A Charter School Founder Welcomes His Great-Granddaughter to the School He Made: Why We Established Rochester’s First Community-Based Bilingual Charter School

Good afternoon, CharterFolk. Today we celebrate having the privilege to share with you a great Contributor Column from Julio Vázquez, Sr., the co-founder of Eugenio María de Hostos Charter School in Rochester, New York. I provide a brief bio for Julio below. Julio Vázquez Sr. retired as the Commissioner of Community Development of the city

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Impact, Course Correction, Accepting Conflict, and the Responsibility that Has Been Handed to Us All – What We Can Learn from the Sunsetting of the Doris and Donald Fisher Fund

Good afternoon, CharterFolk. Coming off the Thanksgiving week, I wanted to share a column that, by rights, I should have completed months ago. And it is one that I should be up front about my conflicts. The Fisher Family has been very supportive of organizations that I have worked for, and I personally start from

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