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. 

Trends in Pre and Post Pandemic Reading Levels

I would argue that most teachers have a results-first approach to teaching reading. This is not completely their fault, as our educational institutions perpetuate it by forcing them to think in terms of quotas rather than actual learning.

Is College Really for Everyone?

As we discuss students’ futures with them, let’s ask ourselves, is college the main or only option we should be presenting? As parents and educators, we all truly desire to help our students and children succeed. This “success” may not be in the traditional sense. We need to consider and evaluate what is actually best for each child, and that will likely look different for each individual.