Tag: charter school principals

Florida town’s conversion to charter schools helped local economy, too

Editor’s note: This guest post is from Jesse L. Jackson, superintendent of Lake Wales Charter Schools in Lake Wales, Fla. By early 2000, the once great tradition of outstanding local schools for Lake Wales’ citizens had reached a point of decline. It was at that time when concerned citizens, with the[Read More…]

Charter school network looks nationwide for top principals

Here’s some advice for school districts around the country: If you have a star principal who’s uplifted one of your toughest schools, treat her extra nice. Because folks in Tennessee may be coming with a really sweet deal. The Tennessee Charter School Incubator has just launched a pioneering effort to recruit top school leaders from far and wide,[Read More…]