Greetings, CharterFolk! This week, Andy and I are talking with Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, regarding charter schools and the American Dream. Here is a link to the podcast. And for those of you who would prefer a video recording, we provide a link to YouTube as
Putting a CAPE on the Superhero – The Evolution of the Free Rider Challenge in the Charter School Movement
Good day, CharterFolk. Today’s post will be my last regular article for the year. I may also get out a “sample short” in a couple days to introduce a new feature I’m considering for next year. Tomorrow we will distribute Andy’s and my last WonkyFolk recording for 2023, one we are delighted to be doing
Greetings, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Matthew Pahl, the Executive Director of Public Charter Schools of New Mexico. I provide Matthew’s brief bio below. Matthew Pahl is the Executive Director of Public Charter Schools of New Mexico. He has focused his career with education transformation in New Mexico since
Greetings, CharterFolk! This week, Andy and I are talking with David Griffith, Associate Director of Research at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, regarding The Education Competition Index: Quantifying competitive pressure in America’s 125 largest school districts, which indicates the death of traditional public schools has been greatly exaggerated. Here is a link to the podcast.
Good day, CharterFolk A couple weeks ago, I started off a piece warning CharterFolk that I can be positively insufferable in terms of my fixation on matters related to charter schools generally and to charter school advocacy in particular, such as my obsession with the need to build C3/C4 tandems in order to improve our
Good morning, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share the second edition of CharterFolk on the Move from Mollie Mitchell, the President and Founder of The K12 Search Group. I provide Mollie’s bio below. Mollie Mitchell is the President and Founder of The K12 Search Group, a national search firm that provides executive search services
Good day, CharterFolk. I lead off today admitting that I’m improvising a bit. Last Sunday I said I had a particular topic I wanted to take on next regarding the imperative to build additional advocacy strength in “the time beyond the beginning.” To clarify, this is not that piece. That one will take more time