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    A political game changer for public school choice?

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    Finding and training civic-minded leaders

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Power to the People

A review of “The School Choice Journey” by Thomas Stewart and Patrick J. Wolf

The Origins of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

Excerpts from No Struggle, No Progress: A Warrior’s Life from Black Power to Education 
Reform

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

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