At Pleasant Grove intersection known for gang violence, a charter school gives

At Pleasant Grove intersection known for gang violence, a charter school gives
“That's what these charter and private schools do. It keeps from destabilizing this area,” Callahan said. “It gives the appearance that if people don't have confidence in DISD, they have the opportunity to make their own choice.” The city got only one …
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How this Bay Area charter school network is reinventing education
The process began last fall, with partnerships formed between Summit and 19 other schools — both charter and traditional — to give them access to teacher training, mentoring guidance and the software. Cultivating independence. What's happening inside …
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Charter School Advocacy Group Claims Violence In NYC Public Schools

Charter School Advocacy Group Claims Violence In NYC Public Schools
A pro-charter school group released a report Thursday that claims violence surged last year in New York City public schools by 23 percent, DNAinfo reports. Families for Excellent Schools, gathering information from incident reported in a state …
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Canadian housing advocates taking failed Charter challenge to UN
The Charter challenge, launched in 2010 by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation and four homeless and precariously housed Torontonians, claimed federal and provincial inaction on homelessness violates security and equality rights.
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Lincoln High Might Open Its Campus to Separate Charter School
Last month, San Diego Unified school board members approved proposals for eight charter schools that want to use district facilities. Under the terms of Prop. 39, which California voters passed in 2000, the school district is legally required to …
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