“A lot of people have strong opinions on both sides.”
California governor Gavin Newsome this week announced thatafter many months of negotiations and very public airing of grievances on all sides. The latest version of Assembly Bill 1505 includes revisions to key aspects of the charter law: the approval and renewal of charter schools, the appeals process for charter denials, and the credentialing requirements for charter school teachers. The legislature faces a September 13 deadline for passing any remaining bills in the session.
A federal/local balance for charter school oversight?
Presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor. In it, Buttigieg answers vital questions such as “What do you see as the role of charter schools?” and “Do you think that the federal government should support them or play any more of a greater role in oversight?” A good read.
“A work of genius.”
Fordham Institute senior fellow– How the Other Half Learns, an in-depth look at a year in the life of New York City’s Success Academy charter schools. The first review of the book comes to us from the WaPo. Columnist Jay Mathews says that both fans and foes of Eva Moskowitz and her schools will find much to like in the book.
School Performance Institute Workshop
Are you thinking of ways your team can improve this school year? is changing the way schools think about improvement. The upcoming workshop combines interactive sessions with live-classroom observations and conversations with key staff to help build your team’s capacity to create and implement change. The is now live. for their first workshop of the year on September 19, 2019! For more information, contact .