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Announcing the CharterFolk Board of Directors

Good Morning CharterFolk, I hope your weeks are all off to a great start. I continue to be very encouraged by the progress we are making against our subscriber match offer. Over the weekend we passed the halfway mark, meaning we have been able to recruit 25 new paid subscribers, but we need 25 more

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How The Establishment’s Lack of Accountability Leads to Appalling Racism

Update Summary: Prior posts asserted that charter schools are greatly more public than other schools in part because they are accountable to third party authorizers.  Another area where charter schools are much more accountable than district schools is in fiscal matters.  Unfortunately, districts’ lack of fiscal accountability results in them engaging in practices that are

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CharterFolk First Philanthropy – A Subscriber Match!

Hey CharterFolk! I have some fun news to share with you, but first a little background: As I have been reporting since my first day of writing here, it is important to me that CharterFolk becomes a viable long-term platform. That means I am consciously working to make sure that it does not become overly

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Armageddon or Not, CharterFolk Come Together

Good morning, CharterFolk. Again, all the best laid plans … At the conclusion of my last post, I left you with a cliffhanger, which I planned to return to today. But some things have happened over the last 24 hours that would make it off the mark to pick up where I left off. So

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Where Boneheads Dropped the Ball on Vision

Hey CharterFolk. Thanks to so many of you who have become subscribers in recent days. Thanks also to so many of you for responding to yesterday’s insta-poll. While it’s obviously not a statistically valid exercise, results are striking nonetheless … 100% of respondents said they agreed that the charter school movement would benefit from an

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Insta-Poll: Vision

Has Wallace come unglued? Good morning, CharterFolk. Hope you had a great weekend. We had such good readership levels last week, and I got so much sidebar comment on the No Vision, No Voice post, I thought a 30-second insta-poll of CharterFolk might be a fun way to start off the week. So here goes.  Two

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New Subscribers, NonProfit Status and Arne Duncan!

Hey CharterFolk! Hope you are headed into a great weekend. In the early going, I am going to make some quick posts on Fridays to share CharterFolk news and developments, such as: CharterFolk grew 150 new subcribers in the first two weeks! 50 of them were paid subscribers from 14 states! To all of you

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CharterFolk – As Essential as Any Found Anywhere

Good Morning, CharterFolk. Thanks to so many of you who helped make CharterFolk’s first week a successful one. I appreciate your many compliments and well wishes. It’s also exciting to have so many of you subscribing. To those of you who haven’t signed up already, I encourage you to do so here. And please invite

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