Tag: charter schools and black students

redefinED roundup: Tony Bennett in Florida, voucher parents in Louisiana, charters in Washington & more

Florida: Tony Bennett is selected the state’s new education commissioner (redefinED). He tells reporters afterwards that he champions school choice first and foremost because of the social justice component (redefinED). A new group headed by T. Willard Fair,  co-founder of the state’s first charter school, aims to create a pipeline[Read More…]

What’s best for students should drive districts’ review of charter schools

There’s no denying there are some bad charter schools, and that some do things that make school districts justifiably upset or rightly suspicious. School choice supporters should honestly acknowledge that and diligently help in the search for solutions. At the same time, there’s no doubt that district opposition often hinges[Read More…]