Baton Rouge Charter Academy Fights to Stay Open, Keep 600 students
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Baton Rouge Charter Academy Fights to Stay Open, Keep 600 students

By Candace J. Semien (The Drum/NNPA Member) BATON ROUGE — When Jonathan Hage traveled to…

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What You Need to Know about the NAACP’s War on Charter Schools
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What You Need to Know about the NAACP’s War on Charter Schools

By James Clingman (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The call for a moratorium on charter schools by…

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The NAACP’s Proposed Moratorium on Charter Schools Doesn’t Make Sense
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The NAACP’s Proposed Moratorium on Charter Schools Doesn’t Make Sense

By Larry Lee (Sacramento Observer, NNPA Member) Access to a good education can reap tremendous…

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Charters and heavy testing hurt our schools
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Charters and heavy testing hurt our schools

By Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. NNPA Contributor Across the country, parents have been in revolt…

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The Verdict on Charter Schools?
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The Verdict on Charter Schools?

(The Atlantic) – A few years ago, Pablo Alba was called to the principal’s office…

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Another Black School Closure: HISD Terminates Hope Academy Charter School Contract
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Another Black School Closure: HISD Terminates Hope Academy Charter School Contract

by Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times This past…

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Right-Wing Out to Destroy Public Education
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Right-Wing Out to Destroy Public Education

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   If you want to see up-close what the…

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How Kevin Johnson Destroyed A Black Mayors Group To Promote His Brand
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How Kevin Johnson Destroyed A Black Mayors Group To Promote His Brand

(Deadspin) – The African American Mayors Association, led by Kevin Johnson, opens its annual meeting today…

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A Call to Curb Expansion of Charter Schools in Black Communities
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A Call to Curb Expansion of Charter Schools in Black Communities

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Parents, students and advocates for strong…

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Chartering a Better Educational Path
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Chartering a Better Educational Path

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Our public school system is a wreck. It…

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