Charter School Web Logs

Joe Nathan, Director, The Center for Educational Change

A weekly blog about charter schools and other education reform issues in Minnesota and nationally. Joe is a long-time MACS Advisor. 

The Charter Notebook, Network of Independent Schools

Matt Speno contributes to this blog, focusing on Maine charter schools for the Network of Independent Charter Schools, a project of the Center for Educational Innovation/Public Education Association (CEI-PEA).  Matt is a special education teacher at Harpswell Coastal Academy and MACS’ Charter School Liaison.  

 Ember R. Jung, Author of “Zero Chance of Passage

A biweekly blog about charter schools and 21st Century Education.  Ember is the former Democratic Minnesota Senator who sponsored the first charter school law in the country.  Ember is a MACS supporter and we have copies of her book for sale, describing the birth of the charter school movement.   

Ahead of the Heard, Bellwether Education Partners

Ahead of the Heard is a group blog of Bellwether Education Partners, a national nonprofit dedicated to helping education organizations – in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors – become more effective in their work and achieve dramatic results, especially for high-needs students. Bellwether created Ahead of the Heard to enable staff from our Policy and Thought Leadership, Strategic Advising, and Talent service areas to share insights and knowledge from our work and to connect those insights to the broader public debate about education in America.