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Is New Jersey's Charter School Movement Faltering?

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January 24, 2014
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National School Choice Week kicks off its cross-country Whistle Stop Tour.


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Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape

Charter Schools Alter Post-Katrina Landscape

AP (Aug. 20, 2014) — Nine years after Hurricane Katrina, charter schools are the new reality of public education in New Orleans. The state of Louisiana took over most of the city's public schools after the killer storm in 2005. (Aug. 20) Video provided by AP
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Childhood Language Development: The 30 Million Word Gap

Childhood Language Development: The 30 Million Word Gap

FORA.tv (Nov. 15, 2011) — Surveys of district administrators and teachers suggest a need for support in identifying curricular models designed for young 5 year olds. In 2011-12, several school districts began implementing TK early, including Los Angeles Unified School District, Kingsburg Unified School District and Soquel Unified School District. These districts are also implementing groundbreaking work and designing curricular models based on the latest brain development research that highlights how Dual Language Learners most effectively acquire language. Join this session to hear from experts from these districts on their best practice models.
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Local Implementation of Transitional Kindergarten

Local Implementation of Transitional Kindergarten

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