Charter Schools

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EdNext Podcast: An Optimist’s Guide to American Public Education

"Every school has some teacher who really gets kids excited," says Washington Post education columnist Jay Mathews
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The Education Exchange: Gap in Funding Grows Between Charters, Traditional Public Schools

New study finds charters get less—a disparity of $7,800 a student, a year

EdNext Podcast: The Never-Ending Battle to Protect Charter School Autonomy

And how a "mystery shopper" program made sure students with disabilities were welcomed
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The Education Exchange: “We’ve Encouraged Face-to-Face”: How Charter Schools in South Carolina Are Reopening

"They're proving that with safety measures in place, kids can reenter the classroom, teachers can safely teach."

The Education Exchange: Thomas Sowell’s “Charter Schools and Their Enemies”

They stand in opposition “utterly without regard to whether particular charter schools are producing good or bad educational outcomes.”

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