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Charter Schools

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  • For Palm Beach Schools: Erica Whitfield

    Erica Whitfield has the perspective of a young parent, experience in the school system and a deep concern about over-testing of students. The Sun Sentinel Editorial Board recommends that Palm Beach County voters elect her to the School Board.
  • Preserve 'arts tax' for schools

    Candidates for high office constantly accuse each other of cutting money for education. But voters rarely get to vote directly on whether to preserve funding for education. The Sun Sentinel Editorial Board recommends that Palm Beach County voters seize...

    Acerra: Charter Arts holds students to high standards

    I believe that the best charter schools are those that fill a need not being served by the public school system. They provide instruction in some areas in more depth than the school system is able to provide, or they teach in ways that reach students...

    Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones

     Study: Chicago charter schools lag traditional ones
    Charter schools have failed to improve Chicago's public school system and perform less ably than comparable traditional schools, according to a new report from an urban research group at the University of Minnesota Law School. The Institute on...

    Mavericks in Education: Failing to make the grade

    Mavericks in Education: Failing to make the grade
    Mavericks in Education Florida launched a network of charter schools more than five years ago, drumming up publicity with prominent pitchmen and pledging to turn dropouts into graduates. But more than a thousand pages of public records obtained by the...