The Charter Blog

The Charter Blog

The FERPA Fear Factor

July 17, 2017 | by Adam Gerstenfeld |

Good researchers need good data. The National Alliance releases reports on charter school enrollment share and estimated charter school enrollment every year, and we depend on our state partners to collect and release necessary data so we can give appropriate policy recommendations.

Listening to Learn: How Collaboration and Interactive Technology Can Boost Student Success

June 08, 2017 | by Craig P. Anderson |

In the course of helping students succeed throughout the classroom-to-career journey, many of us confront a recurring irony. While worrisome, it serves as a good catalyst for thinking proactively about student success. By far, the biggest reason students cite for dropping out of college is difficulty with their personal finances. Regardless of the specific reason for leaving, most are in good...

I Will Continue to Keep My Head High

May 31, 2017 | by Diamond Walker |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

My Dreams Are What I Make of Them

May 29, 2017 | by Antonio Garcia |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

From Expectation to Acceptance, My Journey To College Started At Rocketship Mateo Sheedy

May 28, 2017 | by Maya Diaz |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

My Charter School Never Gave Me Any Choice But to Look Ahead

May 27, 2017 | by Amy Briones |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

Even After Graduation, Support Keeps Coming

May 26, 2017 | by Briana Gilchrist |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series. Today, we are also celebrating Proof Point Day - a national effort to recognize first generation college graduates. Briana is a first generation college graduate and will join...

Angel Makes Her Way through Paladin and Parenting

May 25, 2017 | by Angel Rivers |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

Mother from Mali Learns English and New Parenting Techniques at Briya Public Charter School

May 24, 2017 | by Awa Traore |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

Charter School  Inspires Senior to "Explore, Experience, and Excel" as Part of First Graduating Class

May 23, 2017 | by Sara Bixler |

This month, beginning with National Charter Schools Week, we will feature stories from charter school graduates from across the country. Check back every day to see a new student feature in our 30 Days of Grad series.

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