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Many of the charter middle and high schools I’ve worked with over the years have had one goal in mind and one goal only: College preparedness.  And this is for good reason. In today’s economy, a college degree is necessary for most jobs and, accordingly, charter high school programs should

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Since their inception in 1991, charter schools have pioneered a variety of innovative educational models to meet the diverse needs of some of the nation’s most challenged student populations. Charter schools have the freedom and flexibility to develop these unique models largely because their charter agreements allow them to exchange

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Launching an independent charter school can be very much like walking a tightrope without a net. Charter school operators are often easily pulled from side to side as they navigate the school year to meet the needs of kids, manage the expectations of parents, balance complex financial and human resources

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