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CharterFolk Short: A Wax Museum in Michigan – Students Bring New Imagination to Advocacy

Good day, CharterFolk. Michigan’s charter school movement is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Governor John Engler signed the bill in January of 1994, making Michigan the 8th state to pass a charter school law. Since that time, Michigan’s charter schools have grown to serve 150,000 students. CREDO’s recent national report identified Michigan’s charter schools

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CharterFolk Contributor Terry Ryan: For Everything There is a Season – Idaho’s Upper Carmen Public Charter School Closes

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we are delighted to share another Contributor Column from Terry Ryan, the CEO of BLUUM in Idaho and a CharterFolk Board Member. We provide a bio for Terry below. Terry Ryan is CEO of the Boise-based education nonprofit Bluum and Board Chair of the Idaho Charter School Network. Ryan is responsible for leading Idaho’s

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CharterFolk Contributor Cameron Curry – What I Learned Along the Way

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we are delighted to share a Contributor Column from Cameron Curry, CEO for The Classical Academies in Southern California. We provide a bio for Cameron below. For the past 25 years, I have enjoyed the opportunity to create great places for students to think, communicate, and achieve.  Harnessing the flexibility of independent

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