iOS app Android app

Democracy Prep

Enough Already About Racism!! Racism Is a Thing of the Past

Steve Nelson | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics
Steve Nelson

"Racism is dead." "Too many black people are playing the race card." If that is indeed the case, please use the comment box to explain the following things to me.

Will Common Core Force Charters to Go Back to Their Roots?

John Thompson | Posted 10.21.2013 | New York
John Thompson

Now is the time for charter advocates to go back to their roots and remember that schooling is an act of love - not a competition or a war on unions and educators who believe differently.

Democracy Prep Fourth Graders: 'Vote For Somebody'

Posted 10.16.2012 | Education

Democracy Prep Public Schools' fourth-grade citizen scholars don’t care who you vote for, so long as you “vote for somebody.” In a YouTube video...

Joy Resmovits

Chasm In The Classroom: Inside The Battle To Close The Achievement Gap

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.29.2012 | Education

NEW YORK -- Ana Enriquez, 17, did her homework in a rat-infested South Bronx apartment, where she shared a bed with her mother and lived with five ot...

A New Approach to Holding Charter Schools Accountable

Seth Andrew | Posted 06.04.2011 | New York
Seth Andrew

On paper, Harlem Day Charter School should be a resounding success. It spends more per pupil than most suburban schools. Class size is small. Yet student achievement is unacceptably low.