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What Explains Success at Success Academy?

Charter network focuses on what is being taught, and how

More Middle-Class Families Choose Charters

A political game changer for public school choice?

Boot Camps for Charter Boards

Finding and training civic-minded leaders

In Defense of Snow Days

Students who stay home when school is in session are a much larger problem

How NYC Expanded Its Charter Sector

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States Raise Proficiency Standards in Math and Reading

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