INFOGRAPHIC: Parents Want School Choice

As the heated debates continue about how to improve our public schools, families are exercising the option of choice in increasing numbers.

Millions of Parents Want Choice: 57 million school-age children in America. More than 9 million have chosen non-traditional schooling options. 5.3 million attend private schools. 2.1 million attend public charter schools. 1.8 million are home schooled. 1 million are on charter school waiting lists.

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Posted July 19, 2021

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Plenty of news stories have raised concerns about mass teacher shortages due to pandemic stress. And it’s true that teachers, principals and district leaders have…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted July 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

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Posted July 26, 2021

We All Hate Professional Development, But Some of Y’all Need It

Teachers enjoy the summer break, too. However, depending on when school gets out, summer vacation may be winding down already. If that is the case…

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