Charter Schools

A woman receives a Covid-19 vaccine in a school

How Schools Can Help with the Vaccination Rollout 

Turn parking lots, gyms into sites for giving shots
Newly-elected Orelans Parish School Board members, from left: Katie Baudouin, Olin Parker, J.C. Romero, and Carlos Zervigon.

New Faces, New Problems for New Orleans School Board

In all-charter district, winning candidates have limited power

Charters Improving at Faster Pace in Urban Areas

Given the apparent underrepresentation of urban charter students in 2017, it is more likely that we are underestimating the overall gains
Joe Biden speaks to reporters

How Charter Supporters Can Win Over Joe Biden

Remind Biden and his team of the real-life people that charter schools serve, people who are a key part of his coalition.
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.
A parent learns about KIPP New Orleans Schools during the annual New Orleans Schools Expo

What Charter School City Actually Says

Why Jay Greene’s critique of my book about education reform in New Orleans doesn’t hold up

How Charter School Regulations Harm Minority School Operators

In states with stricter rules, fewer Black and Hispanic applicants get charters approved, new research shows

New Research on KIPP Shows that Charter Middle Schools Can Improve Early College Outcomes

Attending a KIPP school led to a 10-13 percentage point improvement in the likelihood of enrolling in college

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