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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 14

Charter schools can be effective – or not

Bottom line: Charter schools are not a panacea. The best charter school networks, like KIPP,…

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Economic Facts Affecting Your Child’s Education | Fact 13

Smaller, better school environments are most effective

There is strong evidence that a variety of high school‑age interventions, most of them targeting…

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14 Economic Facts Impacting Our Kids’ Education

More schooling equals greater economic security

The Hamilton Project has released 14 economic facts about education in America, including student poverty,…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Launches “Dream Come True” Charter School in Harlem

Combs describes the opportunity as "a dream come true."

According to recent sources, rap and hip-hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is set to launch…

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Charter Schools Mete Out Discipline Unfairly, Evidence Shows

Target students of color or the disabled

According to an analysis by the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the University of…

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Charter Schools Ask Their Graduates, How’d We Do?

Is there too much hand holding? Are the rules overblown?

Achievement First, a network of charter schools, is asking its graduates for honest feedback so…

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KIPP in New Orleans: Beating the Odds

Charter high school supports students to and through college

A KIPP charter high school in New Orleans thrives 10 years after Katrina. The school…

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Will New Orleans Become Known for Academic Excellence?

Charter schools improving student scores, graduation rates

New Orleans uses charter schools to reach for academic excellence. Students improve across the board…

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Chicago Charter School Reportedly Discouraging Students From Applying to HBCUs

One Chicago Bulls College Prep parent says the school gave her son a hard time when trying to apply

Mother of Chicago Bulls College Prep student opens up about her son being discouraged from…

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Education Department Investigating Racial Complaints in Three School Districts

Local school systems in Chicago, Newark and New Orleans under federal investigation

The Education Department has agreed to investigate civil rights complaints in three major school districts

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Chicago Principal Tells How She Got 100 Percent of Her Graduates into College

Dr. Garland Thomas-McDavid teaches students to treat their education like a job

Dr. Garland Thomas-McDavid, of Johnson College Prep in Chicago, talks how she got 100 percent…

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OPINION: Why Charter Schools Are Only Part of the Answer

NewsOne featured blogger says lottery, other challenges hinder many students from benefits

NewsOne blogger details why charter schools are only part of a larger solution to education…

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