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D.C. charter schools fight second-class status – The Washington Post

Executive Director John Goldman recently negotiated a rent reduction with the landlord, Bethesda developer Fred Ezra. But Goldman said his experience is a strong case for a different way to house charter schools and that commercial landlords should not be involved. “Their job is to maximize profits,” he said. “That doesn’t jibe with my mission […]

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Students build their careers in high school construction program – The Washington Post

The Academy of Construction and Design at IDEA Public Charter School in Northeast Washington provide hands-on training and mentoring. Source: Students build their careers in high school construction program – The Washington Post   I am very proud to have worked on this deal bringing The Academy of Construction and Design to IDEA Public Charter […]

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IDEA Public Charter Schools — Academic Achievements

IDEA’s remarkable and unprecedented turnaround effort was the result of a coordinated effort by school founders who facilitated the transition; IDEA’s committed board of trustees who oversaw the effort; new school leadership who led the transformation, including the former Executive Director John Goldman and current Head of School Justin Rydstrom; and national education consulting firm […]

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