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12 Million Strong… And Counting

Charter schools may only make up 7% of all public schools as of 2022, but they have an incredible impact on the millions of students who attend them. And now they’ve hit another milestone. Since the first charter school—City Academy in Saint Paul, Minnesota—opened in 1992, more than 12.3 million students have attended a public… Continue reading 12 Million Strong… And Counting

Are There For-Profit Charter Schools? Dispelling the Myth.

All charter schools are public schools. Yet many people insist that nefarious “for-profit charter schools” exist and call for their defunding. This myth—and similar calls to stop the so-called privatization of public education—baffles those that understand the mechanics of charter schools. While part of the false narrative about “for-profit charter schools” can be traced back… Continue reading Are There For-Profit Charter Schools? Dispelling the Myth.

How This Charter School Applies the Holistic Waldorf Education Model

Until recently, the Waldorf education model existed primarily in expensive private schools, but with the advent of public charter schools the model spread into the public sector. Today roughly 40 Waldorf charter schools serve public school students across in the United States. Journey School, located in Aliso Viejo, California, perfectly demonstrates how the Waldorf education… Continue reading How This Charter School Applies the Holistic Waldorf Education Model

The Holistic Approach of the Waldorf Education Model

Waldorf education aims to foster intellectually free, but morally responsible individuals who, with a high degree of social awareness and creative competencies, can make a difference in the world around them. Rudolf Steiner founded the first Waldorf school in 1919 to educate the children of factory workers at the Waldorf-Astoria cigarette factory in Stuttgart, Germany.… Continue reading The Holistic Approach of the Waldorf Education Model

Cultural Conversations in Public Charter Schools?

A growing number of public charter schools specialize in integrating cultural knowledge alongside a more established educational curriculum. The Joseph K. Lumsden Bahweting Anishnabe Academy, a high-performing charter school in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, fulfills this mission by shaping their student experience around the Anishinaabe traditions and language. Originally sponsored by the Sault Ste. Marie… Continue reading Cultural Conversations in Public Charter Schools?

5 Public Charter Schools Making Waves for Their Take on the Vocational Model

Many students these days seek high-paying, meaningful, hands-on work without the burden of increasingly cumbersome student loan debt. Endless high-skilled job openings exist, and many Americans choose to jump straight into those jobs as an alternative to attending a university. This, however, requires job training, apprenticeships, and an intense focus on specialized skills. For students who… Continue reading 5 Public Charter Schools Making Waves for Their Take on the Vocational Model

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