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It Can Be Done: Charter successes show how all schools might improve

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It Can Be Done: Charter successes show how all schools might improve

Born to Rise: A Story of Children and Teachers Reaching Their Highest Potentialby Deborah Kenny Mission Possible: How the Secrets of the Success Academies Can Work in Any Schoolby Eva Moskowitz and Arin Lavinia As reviewed by David Steiner On page...

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It's time to change the conversation on charter schools

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It's time to change the conversation on charter schools

Charter schools have gotten a lot of bad press over the last year. School closings. Teacher videos. Investigations about school leader qualifications. Financial crises. Governance issues. It hasn’t been good. However, this is part of the deal with ...

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Charter School Research Largely Positive, Says New Summary

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Charter School Research Largely Positive, Says New Summary

A new research summary from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools found that the research on charter school performance over the past four years has been largely positive. The report examined 14 different studies from 2010 to 2013—11...

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Charter Schools' Funding Lags, Study Finds

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Charter Schools' Funding Lags, Study Finds

Charter school students receive about $4,000 less in per-pupil funding than their regular public school peers according to an analysis of five regions across the U.S., a new report has found. The report, conducted by the University of Arkansas ...

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Concept Charter Schools get a green light

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Concept Charter Schools get a green light

Two new charter schools will open up this fall in Chicago, but neither will have a formal connection to CPS. After CPS rejected Concept Charter School’s proposal to open two schools, the operator turned to the Illinois State Charter School Commiss...

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Top-notch school isn’t marred by loose ties to Turkish cleric

Gulen Charter Schools

Top-notch school isn’t marred by loose ties to Turkish cleric

SHOULD MASSACHUSETTS be afraid of Fethullah Gulen? That’s the question at the heart of the whispering campaign against the Pioneer Charter School of Science, a high-achieving public school in Everett whose loose connections to the influenti...

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First charter high school for law being planned by College of Mount St. Vincent and New York Law School

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First charter high school for law being planned by College of Mount St. Vincent and New York Law School

Located in Bronx, the school would steer teens in underserved communities to careers in legal field Education advocates are pushing to create the first charter high school for law and social justice in the city, and locate it in the Bronx. The Char...

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Mathematica 2013 Study: KIPP Charter School Students Outperform Public School Peers

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Mathematica 2013 Study: KIPP Charter School Students Outperform Public School Peers

As charter schools enter their third decade, the advocates who created them still wonder whether they're living up to their promise. A study released on Wednesday suggests some may be on the right track.  The study, conducted by independen...

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Gulen-inspired Schools: Achieving Academic and Moral Education

Gulen Charter Schools

Gulen-inspired Schools: Achieving Academic and Moral Education

Browsing through the major news outlets, you would face with the bizarre picture of the fact that in many parts of the world, civil society suffers because of conflicts, corruption and lack of pace. It is an inevitable relativity to recognize the c...

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Debate on Charter Schools: Yes vs. No

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Debate on Charter Schools: Yes vs. No

While surfing on the Internet, I came across with a debate about the charter schools. Nowadays, There is a debate going on the website link, http://www.debate.org/opinions/are-charter-schools-a-good-idea, about if charter schools are a good idea. F...

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How to prevent Cyber-bullying in [Charter] Schools

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How to prevent Cyber-bullying in [Charter] Schools

School bullying has been one of the most troubling problem in schools. Many children subject to bullying in their daily life, and this situation affects their success in school. Children who suffer from bullying tend to go home which is a safe place,...

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What is Fethullah Gulen’s relationship with the [Charter] schools?

Gulen Charter Schools

What is Fethullah Gulen’s relationship with the [Charter] schools?

[Fethullah Gulen, Gulen Charter Schools, Gulen Schools] Fethullah Gulen plays no role in the founding, running, or planning of any of the Hizmet schools. His role if anything has been in advocating, promoting and motivating people to struggle for th...

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