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In Their Own Words: Minority Voters Speak Out In Support of Charter Schools

Right before Thanksgiving, the New York Times published an important story about Democratic presidential candidates and the blowback some of them are facing for distancing themselves  from the charter public school movement. The story highlights...

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Camp Fire: One Year Later

Last November, the charter public school community in Paradise, like the rest of the town, was absolutely devastated by the Camp Fire. Six schools that had been havens for learning and friendship were victim to the most deadly and destructive...

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The Real Housewives of Orange County Square Off Over…Public Education

On the latest episode of the Real Housewives of Orange County, things got real.

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In California, There Are Indeed Measurable Differences in Achievement

Charter public schools across the country are more diverse and enrollment in them increased by more than five times between 2000 and 2016.

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A new era for California’s charter public schools

Earlier this week, the legislature sent AB 1505 and AB 1507 to Governor Newsom’s desk. Months ago, we were strongly opposed to these bills. In their original form, they would have had devastating consequences for the most vulnerable students in...

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We know how you feel, North Carolina: There’s a smear campaign in California, too

“The suggestion that district schools are being resegregated through ‘white flight’ schools to schools of choice is nonsense.”

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