Welcome back to our first edition of 2022, covering news from 12/17 – 12/31/21. We will return to regular weekly publication on Fridays starting tomorrow.
Life advice and career advice
Canton native Armani Sharpe has been making a name for herself as a celebrity hair braider in Las Vegas for the last few years. Just before the holiday break,at a pop up salon inside the charter school. Awesome stuff.
Just before the end of the year,. At issue is the constitutionality of the appointed Professional Charter School Board to “create schools”. More on this in 2022.
Newly-minted. “BASIS DC Public Charter School is very rigorous in math and science education,” she told the Washington Informer in late December, “that school built my confidence in those skills and made me feel like I could achieve anything.” O’Sullivan is currently majoring in physics and African-American studies at Harvard University with an eye toward becoming a research physicist. Fantastic!
To the next level
Charles Alexander, former director of college counseling at the University of Chicago Charter School’s Woodlawn High School, penned an important piece for Chalkbeat which posted just before Christmas. He details. The ups and downs the young men experienced are as vital to understand as their ultimate success.
The view from Nevada
Coral Academy charter schools in southern Nevada are in the same boat as many charters across the country: they have more applicants than available seats and thus must hold a lottery to fill open slots.. Students whose families qualify for Free or Reduced Price lunch will have, in essence, four entries in the next lottery by comparison to students whose family income is above that threshold. The 74 discussed the plan in late December, including analysis of similar efforts by other Nevada charters.
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