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CharterFolk Contributor Allen Anderson – The Intersection of Politics and Education: A Charter Authorization Story

Greetings, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Allen Anderson, Pahara Fellow and former Board Chair at The Village Academy for Speech and Debate. I provide Allen’s bio below. Allen Anderson is the Vice President of Selection at Pahara Institute. In his role, Allen leads the vision-setting and strategy for identifying,

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CharterFolk Contributor William Hill – When A Good Authorizer Goes Bad

Greetings, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from William Hill, Executive Director of Rocketship Tennessee. I provide William’s bio below. William Hill is the Executive Director of Rocketship Tennessee. Will is an exceptional educator and school administrator who leads the team overseeing our Tennessee region and he also serves on Rocketship’s

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CharterFolk Contributor Herneshia Dukes – Charter Executives Crave Community, Professional Development, and Support.  Greenhouse E3 Provides Just That.

Good morning, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Herneshia Dukes, Program Director for Greenhouse E3. I provide Herneshia’s bio below. Herneshia Dukes is the Program Director for Greenhouse E3. She previously served as the Executive Director of School Leadership for New Schools for New Orleans where her primary responsibility was

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WonkyFolk Vol 1 – Introducing WonkyFolk

Greetings, CharterFolk! Today I am delighted to announce a new partnership with Andy Rotherham.  Andy, as many CharterFolk already know, is one of the education reform world’s most respected leaders. In addition to having founded Bellwether, Andy serves on the Virginia State Board of Education and somehow finds enough time to keep writing Eduwonk, a

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CharterFolk Chat: Diana Diaz-Harrison of the 2022 Yass Prize Winner, Arizona Autism Charter Schools

Good morning, CharterFolk. Today we bring you a CharterFolk Chat with Diana Diaz-Harrison, Founder & Executive Director of Arizona Autism Charter Schools. You may access Diana’s bio here. In 2012, Diana worked with parents and grandparents of children with autism and professionals to create Arizona’s first autism-focused charter school, which was the top million dollar

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CharterFolk Contributor Porsche Chisley – Expanding Our Impact

Hello CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Porsche Chisley, Senior Director of Special Projects of The Mind Trust. I provide a bio for Porsche below. As the Senior Director of Special Projects, Porsche Chisley supports the creation and implementation of special projects meant to expand the impact of The Mind

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