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CharterFolk Contributor – Ron Rice, The Next Iteration of Charter Schools Will Be Intentional, Of Color and Community/Economically Empowering – Are You Ready? I Don’t Think You Are

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today it is our great pleasure to share with you a Contributor Column from Ron Rice, Senior Director-Government Relations at the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. I provide a bio below. Ron C. Rice has over 15 years of public policy experience in the fields of education, urban development, and community

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CharterFolk X Vol 2.6 – Natasha Barriga, Standing Resolute With Kids and Communities Where Great Public Education is Needed Most

Good afternoon, CharterFolk. Today it is our honor to recognize Natasha Barriga, Executive Director of Resolute Academy in the Watts community of south Los Angeles, California, as CharterFolk Extraordinaire. As some CharterFolk know, during my time in charterland I have made it a personal obsession to visit as many charter schools as possible. I made

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The Huge Opportunity to Make Progress on Red Lines in Blue States Now

Good day, CharterFolk. Following up my post from Saturday wherein I lamented Sacramento Unified’s incompetence in creating a remote option for its families who seek one … … two days later this story came out. It’s actually a statewide phenomenon. It’s like clockwork. Policy makers try to defend Establishment schools by preventing parents from going

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The National Alliance’s Latest Report on Growth – Why It’s Imperative We Be Louder About the Fact that We Don’t Want More Charter Schools for the Sake of More Charter Schools

Good morning, CharterFolk. I’m getting my last post for the week off to you on a Saturday morning. I find myself scrambling to stay atop my regular work while finding time to keep things going here at CharterFolk, a time pressure I know is nothing in comparison to the unbelievable lift that CharterFolk are contending

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Announcing the Brian’s Voice Awardees for 2021

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today it’s our pleasure to announce the five winners of our first annual Brian’s Voice Awardees. The awardees as chosen by the CharterFolk readership are: Naomi Shelton for her column – Committing to Community Schools and Leaders of Color Cameron Curry for – Will the Legacy of Covid Be a Turning Point

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