How the mom-and-pops can help the sector diversify and grow
I allowed myself to believe that the NAACP might have gotten the message from all these black moms and dads and kids enrolled—or yearning to be enrolled—in charter schools across America…not to mention the black advocates and the black charter educators out there.
If your partisan values are more important to you than your education reform values, perhaps you should ask yourself if you are in the right place, at the right time, doing the thing that is best for you and your beliefs.
When a politician reviews your proposal, he or she is asking a fundamental and self-interested question: Does this get me more friends or make me more enemies?
While “we” felt the system needed to be upended in a variety of ways, lots of folks didn’t.
What’s at stake is not the future of chartering but the future of choice.
Obama was profoundly shaped by the opportunity to attend a top-flight independent school instead of what was almost surely an underperforming district school in Hawaii.
No child should have to wait for a school to get better when there are other opportunities available.