Tag: Clinton and charter schools

Happy Birthday charter schools!

Editor’s note: Better (a day) late than never. This was posted on┬áThe Charter Blog yesterday: Twenty years ago today, the first public charter school opened in St Paul, MN, forging the path for the most innovative public education reform movement in a century. The concept of charter schools was proposed[Read More…]

Bill Clinton: KIPP charter schools have “solved the No. 1 challenge in American education”

Former President Bill Clinton praised charter schools at the KIPP Summit in Orlando last week, singling out the KIPP chain for success with high-poverty┬ástudents and because it has “proved that you can replicate excellence.” “I wish there were 10 times or 100 times as many KIPP schools because you have[Read More…]