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October 26, 2020
View Full Letter Here Dear Friends: If you’re reading this Occasional Letter to Friends, thank you! This fall has been an incredibly busy time, with multiple initiatives to continue the fight for advancing innovation, freedom, and flexibility for all learners, regardless of zip code—all while we’ve endured Covid’s impact on families, schools, and our world […] Read more »
October 21, 2020
Policy changes continue to ignore the fact that parents and families have been put in the drivers’ seat and instead focus on funding public schools that are empty, rather than homes that have become the defacto school for most. Read more »
October 21, 2020
For years, measures like the Nation’s Report Cardhave assessed educational opportunity in America. Long story short: Our scores are abysmal, and our children are falling further and further behind both national and international norms. Read more »
October 9, 2020
Innovative schools and teachers are utilizing new products and technologies more rapidly, lifting constraints on what the typical physical classroom can do. Read more »
October 5, 2020
Rather than innovate, de Blasio plans to extricate himself from Covid’s challenges. Read more »
September 18, 2020
When public forums are framed in deliberately misleading language, we know there's harmful intent to spread disinformation. In Washington, D.C., anti-charter school forces are organizing community forums clad in pleasing language like “transparency” and “accountability.” Read more »
September 7, 2020
August 29, 2020
The push to reopen school reached a new level this week as mayors and governors on both sides of the aisle, as well as the president... Read more »
August 20, 2020
Systems should be consulting parents about what they want and for their ideas, working to ensure that they have the resources they need to keep education moving in their home or neighborhood. Read more »
August 4, 2020
School districts continue to struggle with critical decisions, union threats about national strikes, and parents are taking their children’s education into their own hands like never before. Read more »