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Are Charter Schools Siphoning Money from District Schools?

The graph below appeared in the blog of “The Jersey Jazzman,” March 15, 2018. This graph didn’t make it into the final report, but it’s still instructive. Year after year, charter schools are taking a larger share of the state’s total school funding. This is highly problematic, as charter schools create redundant systems of school administration.…
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Getting the People Right – How to Do So in 5 Questions

This past Monday and Tuesday, we conducted our annual organizational staff orientation, our 12th as an organization and my 10th go around.  As I stepped back and observed the intellectual work that was happening in the gymnasium over those two days, I was humbled by the talent and skills assembled in the room and thought, “what can I possibly offer…
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