Tennessee

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 Lydia Hoffman – What Would it Take for More Charter Schools to Improve the Educational Experiences of Diverse Learners?

Good morning, CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Lydia Hoffman, a partner at the Charter School Growth Fund. I provide Lydia’s bio below. Lydia is a partner at the Charter School Growth Fund (CSGF), a national nonprofit that identifies the country’s best public charter schools, funds their expansion, and helps

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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 Contributor Laurie Brown: Anti-charter Rhetoric is Rooted in Racism — Let’s Not Be Afraid to Call it Out

Hello CharterFolk! Today we are pleased to share a contributor column from Laurie Brown, Senior Vice President of Nashville Advocacy for the Tennessee Charter School Center and Advocacy Lead for the Nashville Charter Collaborative. I provide a brief bio for Laurie below. Laurie has spent the last decade making good trouble to ensure that students

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Newspapers Lament But Offer No Suggestions for Better Education Leadership; Lewis Center Shows Us All How to Celebrate the 30th; Don’t Assume Simple Smiles in Red States

Good morning, CharterFolk. It’s been a big week for CharterFolk of the Year voting. Thanks to all who have already gotten in your ballot. Remember, voting ends tonight at midnight pacific time. So get your vote in now. It only takes 30 seconds. We’ll announce our four finalists on Tuesday. Meanwhile, I would like to

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