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Why I send my son to a charter school: the teachers care

I am a big advocate of school choice and have trouble understanding the critics I read about in the press. Don’t they realize that high-performing charter schools are by far the best public school option for parents like me in cities across the country?

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Diane Ravitch: A reply

There is no historian of American education I admire more than Diane Ravitch; her fair-minded scholarship has inspired me throughout my career. How painful it is then to read her recent writings in…

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