Back to the Roots of Independent Study Public Charter Schools

I've worked in the independent study public charter school space since 1999 back when they were far more utilitarian than they have become today. There were no funds for families to spend, no selecting and purchasing preferred curriculum, and no desire for freedom from the requirement to...

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The Negative Cycle of Student Immobilization

During a time of heated intolerance of public charter schools, we are reminded of those who ultimately suffer the consequences of limited school choice. The potential decline of school choice due to struggles over student revenue are sharpening the impact on those trapped in the poorest of...

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The Disenfranchising of California Families

I grew up in a strict Democratic household. So severe in fact, that anyone who did not share the same beliefs was left to feel moderately or even extremely uncomfortable in our home. We represented the working class and with my father as an impassioned union steward, we closely aligned ourselves...

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5 Steps to Selecting a School for Your Child

5 Steps to Selecting a School for Your Child

  1. Google “How to Find a Good School for Your Child”
  2. Look through the long list including the snippet telling you how to Google “4 steps to Selecting a School for Your Child.”
  3. Rub temples; headache is fast approaching
  4. Check Great Schools and get...
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We Scrapped Our School Model. Here's Why.

Imagine for a moment a small mom and team that wants to open up a bike shop. They have a great idea, a product that stands out, and they're hungry. They see a need in their community for a more personal bike shop that sells high quality bikes and parts while providing topflight service. They...

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Are We Just Another Charter School?

 

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Back to School Blues

 

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Looking Beyond the Cookie Cutter School System...

Like so many parents we followed the masses of parents down the path of conventional education that has not changed in over a 100 years.  Enroll and entrust our children to mass-produced systematic academic program. Unfortunately, we were faced with great teachers in a poorly run...

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Home School Might Not Be What You Think

 

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Why Do We Have So Many Problems in Schools Today?

 

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