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Charter Schools Helping Tribes Revive Fading Native Languages

By Lesli A. Maxwell From Education Week September 9, 2014 Preserving indigenous languages and repairing decades of cultural loss is critical to most, if not all, of the nation’s tribal communities, and charter schools seem to be playing a notable role in that endeavor. A small number of charter schools have been founded over the more »

Charter Leaders Share Highlights & Struggles of Rural Education

Charter operators and advocates gathered en mass in Las Vegas last week to learn from industry experts and share best practices at the National Charter Schools Conference. The three-day event included seminar, panel and intensive sessions covering instruction, operation, governance, & policy topics. This year’s conference also included an increased focus on rural education with a couple more »

New Colorado Charter School Focuses on Special Needs Students

By Nelson Garcia From 9 News Colorado June 19, 2014 DENVER – Christine Ferris has come to Colorado from California with one mission in mind. She wants to create something special for special needs students in Denver. “If kids feel safe, if kids feel like they’re cared about then they’re able to do their best more »