Why Charter School Enrollment Has Doubled in Past 5 Years

The numbers don’t lie. More and more families are opting to leave their traditional neighborhood public schools for a chance at a better education for their children. Currently in the United States there are just over 1 million student names on charter school waiting lists. Charter School Enrollment Is Up, Way Up This school year […]

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Show Girls Successful Women in STEM Careers

Recent research conducted by the Girl Scouts of the USA shows that 74% of teenage girls are interested in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math). But nearly as many girls surveyed in the report say that STEM careers are not their first choice and that they do not know enough about the fields of study. This […]

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STEM Programs Prepare Students for Jobs of the Future

“A STEM education is a pathway to prosperity – not just for you as an individual but for America as a whole…We need you in our classrooms, labs and key government agencies to help solve our biggest challenges, and that’s why we are investing heavily to promote STEM education.”   —U.S. Secretary of Education Arne […]

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Charter School Performance: Are Students Finding Success?

Charter schools in the United States have attracted a lot of media attention recently, and sometimes not for good reasons. Often those few charter schools facing closure due to poor performance or bad administrative decision making are much more newsworthy than the many that are helping students achieve success. Charter schools are America’s fastest-growing sector […]

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Charter Schools: One Way to Close the Educational Achievement Gap

Diversity is not an aspirational concept; it is America. As the American population and workforce become increasingly more diverse, we can’t afford to ignore the wide achievement gap that exists between students from African American and Latino backgrounds and white students. Startling Statistics The latest ACT scores show that: College-ready in math:          […]

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All Students Deserve a Better Education

A hot-topic debate in countries  throughout the world is over educating the up and coming youth. The United States is known for having some of the best institutions of higher learning, but also for routinely setting the bar low for K-12 education. Many parents have become frustrated by the terrible spending policies in public school […]

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