The Rise of Alternative Education: Charter Schools

The main difference between charter and traditional public schools is autonomy. Charters are free to pursue alternative curriculum approaches and can focus on specific fields of study, such as art and technology. 

Holidays Explained: The 4th of July

Join me today as we are start to take a look at the United States’ national holidays and why we celebrate them. I figured there is no better place to start than where our country did, on the 4th of July!

The State of the Unions

When considering teachers’ unions, most people automatically assume a positive connotation.  The very term union suggests togetherness, and what could be better than a group of teachers coming together for the common good of one another and their students?

Interview with a Homeschooling OG Part 2

Join me today as we continue our conversation with Debbi about what it was like to homeschool in the 1990s and how she views the issues within education today that are affecting her grandchildren, both homeschooled and mainstreamed.