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The Power Of Unschooling: Why My Daughters Don’t Go To School

How does a 10-year-old Atlanta-based black girl with Jamaican parents, shoulder-length locs, and zero interest in school become deeply immersed in the studies of Finno-Ugric language groups and Eurasian migration? It started with flags. And the Internet, of course. Sage would come across an image of a flag, then search online to find its related […]

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I’ll Tell You What Parents Resist: Low-Performing Schools

The Walton Foundation won’t be funding charter work in Chicago any time soon. That news came to charter school and school quality advocates as an undeniable setback for a movement that has engaged thousands of parents and provided access to college and careers for multiplied thousands of students in Chicago. But it also seemed to […]

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Video: Because They Can; Kim Wilborn’s Story

If teachers raise the bar for their students, they’ll discover that the students will rise to the occasion or even surpass it. That is what happened to Perspective’s Charter student, Kim Wilborn. Watch the video below to learn more about Kim’s story. This story was originally shared on Education Post.

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