By Lisa Fingeroot
The Tennessee group known for helping its participants start successful charter schools is branching out to help other charter operators start second schools.
Greg Thompson, executive director of the Tennessee Charter School Incubator, announces his organization’s “Replication and Expansion Program, or REP” this morning. The incubator...Read More »
TN CHARTER SCHOOL INCUBATOR LAUNCHES PROGRAM TO SUPPORT HIGH-QUALITY CHARTER REPLICATION
Incubator’s Replication and Expansion Program to recruit and support skilled professionals to meet TN’s urgent need for talented school leaders
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Charter School Incubator (Incubator) announced today that it is launching...Read More »
The Commercial Appeal
BY Jane Roberts
March 30, 2013
The Walton Family Foundation has given $1 million to fund training for four school leaders interested in running charters in the Achievement School District. The...Read More »
The next meeting of the Board of Directors of Harambee Schools will take place on March 26th at 5 PM at 4934 William Arnold Road, Memphis, Tennessee 38117.
For any questions, please contact email@example.com...Read More »
Fueled by $1 Million Investment from Walton Family Foundation to Recruit and Support Four School Founders for Memphis
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Charter School Incubator (Incubator) will create four high-performing charter schools in Memphis through its Education Entrepreneurs Fellowship (EEF) with a $1...Read More »
We know a large achievement gap exists within Tennessee.
What is also concerning, and why it is so critical to improve our schools now, is that Tennessee students perform poorly compared to their peers in other states across America.
The 8th grade NAEP comparison tool includes 52 jurisdictions. Washington...Read More »
Algebra 1 data is from TCAP EOCs and TVASS Alg. 1 Mean NCE gain.
English II data is from TCAP EOCs and TVASS English II Mean NCE gain.
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Achievement vs. Growth
To see 1 particular elementary school or a set of schools, first click the “ALL” button to deselect all schools.
Then choose the school or schools you would like to see.
You may hover over a data point at any time to see the...Read More »
Today we launched our biggest initiative to date at the Tennessee Charter School Incubator: our Education Entrepreneurs Fellowship, the first of its kind in the nation.
With the creation of this fellowship, the mission of the Incubator remains the same; but the scope just got a whole lot bigger....Read More »
People who are deeply concerned about our kids’ education should be outraged by the way politics continues to jeopardize their future. As the commotion of the merger between the Memphis City Schools and Shelby County Schools has played out in the press and public discourse over the past year,...Read More »
It is clear that the demand for great teachers for Tennessee charter schools will continue to grow at a fast pace. To meet the critical need of having an outstanding teacher for every public school child enrolled in a Tennessee charter school, we must gear up efforts now.
The current supply...Read More »
From part 1 of this post, I explained that expected student enrollment growth in Tennessee charter schools will demand a large number of great teachers. Securing an adequate supply of high-performing teachers is critical to the educational quality of charter schools in Tennessee. The estimated number of teachers needed does...Read More »
I confess. I’m a nerd. I really like math & numbers and the things you can see in them. Looking at some figures has some valuable things to tell us about the future of public charter schools in Tennessee.
Currently, there are 40 authorized public charter schools in Tennessee. 3 of...Read More »