After 25 Years, What’s Next For Charter Schools?

The major advocacy group for charter schools is meeting this week in Nashville, Tenn., and there’s lots to celebrate. What began with a single state law in Minnesota has spread to a national movement of nearly 6,800 schools, serving just under 3 million students. But at its annual meeting, the National Alliance for Public Charter
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How poverty affects school success

SmartBlog on Education this month is exploring the science of learning. Join us for original content in which experts explore trends in learning research and highlight teaching strategies that can help improve student performance. More American children are living in poverty today than before the Great Recession. Nationally, nearly a quarter of children live at
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