Charter Schools Can Serve Special Education Students Better with Self-Paced, Personalized Learning

As many charter schools re-open this week to staff and students for professional development and extended learning programs, it's important to remind ourselves of the many different types of learners that walk into the classrooms...

A Forest for the Streets: Rutgers–Camden and LEAP Students Team Up to Grow Food Forest in Camden

By Tom McLaughlin More needs to be done – and soon, explains Matthew Closter. With one main supermarket, Camden is a USDA-designated food desert. What’s more, the city continues to be plagued by a number of environmental...

How Do We Talk To Students About Paris? First Create a Culture of Safety

By Sajan George, CEO of Matchbook Learning Paris, the world famous city of art, literature, culture, fashion and romanticism was rocked (and the rest of the world along with it) by a series of terrorist attacks this weekend. ...

METS Charter Responds in Moment of Desperation

Guest blog from Jacqueline Young, mother to 8th grade student at METS Charter School in Jersey City, NJ. My son Jaedan started his education at St. Anne’s Catholic school because I attended Catholic school and wanted...