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Scott Pearson


Scott Pearson was executive director of the District of Columbia Public Charter School Board.

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A class at LEAP Academy Early Childhood School at KIPP DC, a network of high-performing, public charter schools in Washington.

5 Things We Learned in D.C. About How to Advance Charter Schools

The rise of white progressive politics in the city, in combination with a somewhat re-energized union movement, has left our schools fighting attacks on multiple fronts.

The Broad, Long-Term Success of DC Public Charter Schools

Negative headlines about DCPS may be drowning out the story of the success of public charter schools in D.C.

How Many Charter Schools is Just Right?

Education Next talks with Scott Pearson, John H. "Skip" McKoy, and Neerav Kingsland

D.C. Students Benefit from Mix of Charter and Traditional Schools

Charter schools are revolutionizing public schooling in Washington, D.C. In just 18 years, charter schools have grown from an initial 5 to 112 schools today, managed by 61 nonprofit organizations.

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