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When Charter Schools Work (The Harlem Children’s Zone)

December 6, 2009

60 Minutes aired an inspiring story tonight about The Harlem Children’s Zone – a charter school initiative tackling the enormous challenge of helping inner city kids achieve college admission.  This program is an example of a charter school being created to solve a real problem, and in the case of The Harlem Children’s Zone, led by an experienced educator (in this case, led by Geoffrey Canada, Harvard Graduate School of Education). is sharing this story to reinforce that charter schools created to solve a real problem and led by experienced educators make a difference.’s position is that the challenges faced by Dublin high school students are better served by a comprehensive high school as outline in detail in a recent article.

For a 10-minute presentation covering charter schools and the charter high school proposed for Dublin view our webinar replay:

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