Continuing the Mission: Five New Schools Focus on Replicating Success

The old adage that success breeds success is certainly true in the case of Tennessee’s public charter school movement. The newest set of applicants seeking approval from Metro Nashville Public Schools features a lineup of school organizations known locally as well as nationally for operating outstanding, high-quality charter schools. KIPP Academy Nashville middle school has […]

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Charter Center Spotlight: LaKendra Bulter

Post from Greg Thompson, CEO of the Tennessee Charter School Center Last spring in Dallas, I had the pleasure of meeting LaKendra Butler, an energetic, inspiring young professional who I could see is on a mission to help achieve our nation’s most difficult, yet most laudable goal:  ensuring all of our young people are prepared to enter adulthood with […]

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