Connecticut charter school cleans up state rankings

Here’s a middle school in Hartford, Connecticut that is a charter public school. The school’s enrollment is 100 percent low income and 100 percent African-American or Hispanic. It ranks: #2 for Performance Gains#2 for African-American Student Scores#4 for Low Income Student Scores#5 for Overall Middle School Improvement [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS3fblZNIjw] Hartford kids can get access to outstanding…

Why New York City’s Ed Chancellor is demanding more charter schools

New York City’s Education Chancellor, Joe Klein, knows a good deal when he sees it. So, he is taking on state legislators and bureaucrats in Albany, pushing them to reduce or eliminate their cap on charter schools. Why is Klein sticking his neck out? Here’s one great reason why. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njBEryfdmLc] Meanwhile, here in Kentucky inner…