by Georgia Charter Schools Association
Long overdue credit to Mountain Education Center Charter HS, in the news this week for its collaboration with GA Dept. of Corrections on a partnership to help inmates earn HS diplomas! Shout out to Drew Charter School for several good stories.
- Charter school friend and colleague Ben Scafidi will launch KSU’s new Education Economics Center
- Kyle Wingfield Op Ed in the AJC argues that GA General Assembly should be “ambitious” in its education goals this session
- CharterConfidential.com says, “It Takes A Village to Govern A Charter School” – recruits citizens to serve on charter school governing boards
- Hillsdale College lauded for its work in seeding classical curriculum charter schools
- Drew Charter School wins “Dispelling Myths” award also gets a positive Op Ed from AJC’s Bill Torpy (he’s following the APS trial).
- Wingfield asks the question: “Why do we elect our school Superintendent?” in Georgia.
- SCSC’s Lauren Holcomb on the Commission’s new “onboarding resources” for newly approve charter schools.
- Associated Press coverage of Mountain Education Center Charter School’s HS diploma initiative with GA Dept. of Corrections gets widespread local and national coverage
- Columnist Erick Erickson probes further into the African-American vote and the promise of school choice
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