Charters, Public Schools and a Chasm Between
Even so, charter schools were not included in the initial ... cafeterias and gyms with traditional public schools, which has created hostility within some buildings. The Bronx Charter School for Excellence and the nearby Public School 85 are exceptions.
Living & Learning: Combination schools booming, blurring lines in South Florida
In the case of Airbase K-8, parents say they pushed for the change to add sixth, seventh and eighth grades because they were dismayed by local middle ... and new configurations have been created. Parents, schools officials and researchers point to a ...
Q&A with Atlanta Public Schools superintendent Meria Castarphen
As students return to the classroom this month, newly appointed Atlanta Public ... we created. When I started, we had an incredibly intense, high-stakes testing environment that was driven by the state. It was really killing our morale. We were sitting ...
The problem with public policy schools
This fall, Georgetown University announced the creation of a new school of public policy, thanks to a gift of $100 ... Sizable government initiatives in the postwar era created more demand for such institutions, which became “an expression of the ...
The Charter School Vs. Public School Debate Continues
But few have created as big a ruckus as the 26-state study of charter schools released recently ... "compared to where they were four years ago and compared to traditional public schools they otherwise would've attended. None of these findings were in ...