Most people will see this news story above and show pride and happiness that 100% of all Black male graduates from this school have received bids for college attendance.
I choose to ask questions that are for more pointed.
If this one charter school is going against the grain and thus achieving success - What should we do to the elected officials, educational activists and any other forces who stand against charter schools and/or other reforms that might correct these outcomes?
Look at the key points that make this one school that is planted in the Southside of Chicago.
- Longer School Days
- Strong Honor Code that students must live up to
- and the fact that it is a Charter school form of public school - meaning that the school is managed by the administrators who have organized the school