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Qualifying Schools Announced for Possible Inclusion in the NC Innovative School District

(Raleigh, NC)— Dr. Eric Hall, Deputy State Superintendent of Innovation and founding Superintendent of the North Carolina Innovative School District (ISD), announced today the names of the qualifying lowperforming, schools in the state and those that will be considered for inclusion in the ISD for the 2019-20 school year. The qualifying list, which includes both [...]

Qualifying Schools Announced for Possible Inclusion in the NC Innovative School District2018-09-05T16:56:09-05:00

If You Think Teacher Strikes Are About Pay, Think Again

Listen to the Center for Education Reform's latest Reality Check podcast featuring our Executive Director, Rhonda Dillingham and Pamela Blizzard, Founder and Manager of Research Triangle High School.   Listen to the podcast below!    

If You Think Teacher Strikes Are About Pay, Think Again2018-05-21T13:51:16-05:00

A Response to The News & Observer

The following letter is a response to The News & Observer article entitled,“Report: Close charter schools that aren’t diverse”, originally published on March 16, 2018.   "As a former traditional public school teacher and public charter school principal, I find reports like the one from Kris Nordstrom to be offensive and misleading. He represents public [...]

A Response to The News & Observer2018-03-23T10:02:56-05:00

A Response to The News & Observer

The following letter is a response to The News & Observer article entitled,“Report: Close charter schools that aren’t diverse”, originally published on March 16, 2018.   As a former traditional public school teacher and public charter school principal, I find reports like the one from Kris Nordstrom to be offensive and misleading. He represents public [...]

A Response to The News & Observer2018-03-23T10:00:05-05:00

Voluntary Association

Do charter schools cause racial segregation? Maybe you should watch these kids first.     Read More  

Voluntary Association2018-03-23T09:09:30-05:00

Charter Schools Have Positive Impact on Nearby Schools, Study Finds

Charters have a “spillover” effect on nearby traditional government schools, and the closer the proximity to a charter school, the greater the positive effect on the students in the nearby schools, Sarah A. Cordes, assistant professor of policy, organizational, and leadership studies at Temple University, reports in “Charters and the Common Good: The spillover effects [...]

Charter Schools Have Positive Impact on Nearby Schools, Study Finds2018-03-16T12:45:53-05:00

New report: Simple school-based program could solve a big health problem for poor and rural kids

While tooth decay is sometimes perceived as a childhood rite of passage, elementary school-aged children missing school and causing parents to miss work due to painful toothaches are no laughing matter. Parents of children with poor oral health miss twice as much work as their counterparts, due to preventable, unnecessary tooth pain.   A new [...]

New report: Simple school-based program could solve a big health problem for poor and rural kids2018-03-13T09:43:09-05:00

Listen up, policymakers: Voters love school choice

A recent poll released by a national school choice advocacy organization shows the continuing strong support for school choice programs.   The American Federation for Children earlier this year released the results of their fourth annual National School Choice Poll, which shows that across the board a majority of likely November 2018 voters support school [...]

Listen up, policymakers: Voters love school choice2018-03-13T09:27:41-05:00
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