What We’re Watching: A School Founder’s History

ednext-www-cardThe 74 is creating an oral history of America’s top charter schools. They’ve posted a series of video interviews with educators, school leaders, entrepreneurs and philanthropists. This video features JoAnn Gama of IDEA Public Schools.

Along with the oral history, The 74 has published a book, The Founders, by Richard Whitmire, which tells the history of high-performing public charter schools in the U.S.

Education Next has published an excerpt from that book that investigates “What’s Holding Back the Growth of America’s Top Charter Schools?

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