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...

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. ...

At Great Oaks, the Young Men’s Leadership Retreat is More than Fun

Before the start of the new school year, Great Oaks Charter School assembled 50 young men, with all-male chaperons, to attend a week-long retreat at Princeton Blairstown, made possible by both Princeton Blairstown and the...

Parent-to-Parent: 3 Tips for Starting a Successful New Year

Back-to-school is an exciting time to start fresh for students, and parents, too. Maybe it is just me, but I still get excited every year around Back to School time. The slate is wiped clean and it is like New Year’s...

Feel Good Friday: East Orange Community Charter Celebrates Darrell Morris, Jr.!

If there were ever a question about why we do the work we do, it's letters like this from Principals like Harvin T. Dash. Beaming with pride, Principal Dash shared the good news about former student, Darrell Morris, Jr.--now...

4 Values I’ll Take with Me: A Great Oaks Charter Student Voice

On Tuesday, December 16, the Newark Charter School Fund hosted the Compact Re-signing at the Newark Museum. The program focused on renewing the charter community's commitment to every Newark student and the hope for brighter...

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