Tag: Duval school district

A superintendent’s legitimate concerns about charter schools & district flexibility

To appreciate the significance of what Nikolai Vitti is saying about parental choice, one must first read his resume. He’s a 36-year-old with a Harvard education doctorate who served as chief academic officer to nationally recognized Miami-Dade school superintendent Alberto Carvalho before being chosen in the fall to run the[Read More…]

A Florida superintendent’s take on choice, charter schools & competition – Nikolai Vitti, podcastED

The sprawling, 125,000-student school district in Duval County, Fla., has a reputation for being particularly cold territory for vouchers and charter schools. But last month, its new superintendent recommended the school board approve a dozen new charter schools and, in doing so, sounded this refrain: We have to compete. In an interview with[Read More…]