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National School Choice Week

More Options, More Opportunity

Shavar Jeffries | Posted 01.28.2016 | Education
Shavar Jeffries

As we celebrate National School Choice Week, I can't help but think of how a single choice changed the course my life and how differently things would...

Charter Schools Vital to DC's Educational Renaissance

Nina Rees | Posted 03.30.2015 | Education
Nina Rees

Public charter schools have taken firm root in Washington, DC. This year, for the first time since charter schools were introduced to the District 18 years ago, more public schools in the city are run by charters than by DC Public Schools (DCPS).

National School Choice Week: A Response to Steve Nelson

Andrew Campanella | Posted 12.29.2014 | Education
Andrew Campanella

Dear Mr. Nelson: I read your piece on the Huffington Post about National School Choice Week. I am happy to reply to your (second) open letter to us. ...

National School Choice Week Is Right-Wing Propaganda

Steve Nelson | Posted 12.28.2014 | Education
Steve Nelson

I'm not buying what you're selling and, frankly, I'm wondering how you can engage in such a scheme without some sense of shame. I'm publishing this response because I hope other school administrators, teachers and families won't fall for this devious marketing ploy.

An Open Letter To National School Choice Week

Steve Nelson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Steve Nelson

It's a free country (at least for the time being.) But be honest about it. I find it deeply offensive that you would obfuscate your true intentions and exploit children and unaware adults to advance your destructive political agenda.

Better Schools Aren't a Partisan Issue

Joe Trippi | Posted 03.31.2012 | Education
Joe Trippi

If we can't come together and put politics and ideology aside to focus on the future of our kids, is there any issue where true bi-partisanship can emerge?