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Summer 2015 / Vol. 15, No. 3


The Origins of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program

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

What Explains Success at Success Academy?

Charter network focuses on what is being taught, and how

States Raise Proficiency Standards in Math and Reading

Commitments to Common Core may be driving the proficiency bar upward

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

School Reform for Rural America

Innovate with charters, expand career and technical education


In Defense of Snow Days

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


How Many Charter Schools is Just Right?

Education Next talks with Scott Pearson, John H. “Skip” McKoy, and Neerav Kingsland



Breaking the Mold

A review of A Democratic Constitution for Public Education, by Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim

NYC’s Former Schools Chancellor Recounts Struggles and Successes

A review of Joel Klein’s “Lessons of Hope”


CREDO Reveals Successful Charters’ Secret Sauce

What are the general lessons to be learned from the many case studies of successful chartering?

The Rise of AltSchool and Other Micro-schools

Combinations of private, blended, and at-home schooling meet needs of individual students

We’re All Art Teachers

Don’t try to quantify its worth

Fool’s Gold

Office of Civil Rights takes on school finance

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