HAPPY BACK TO SCHOOL! Watch your inbox — CER’s “Take Back Your Schools” guide is coming soon! In the meantime, check out a few evergreen things every parent needs to know.
20 DAYS. Calling parents, teachers, and students! Tell the world why you chose your charter school, and your school could win $100,000. Submit your video by Sept. 26. Contest details here.
PUSHBACK CONTINUES. CER launched the #BackOffMyCharter contest to show the world that John Oliver’s charter critique was hugely unbalanced. We certainly aren’t the only ones arguing this point. Political comedy channel We the Internet TV produced this short video that’s worth a watch and share.
MEETING DEMAND. As Back to School is now officially in full effect, there are more than 30,000 Massachusetts students wishing they could be starting their school year off in a charter school. It’s time to expand charters to meet demand.
NEW OPPORTUNITY IN DC. The power of charter schools goes beyond traditional K-12 learning. The start of this school year marks year one for Goodwill’s charter school focused on helping adults earn their high school diploma.