Failing Charter Schools Have a Reincarnation Plan

While it’s widely known that private schools convert to charter status to take advantage of public dollars, more schools are now heading in the opposite direction. As voucher programs across the country proliferate, shuttered charter schools, like the Orange Park Performing Arts Academy, have begun to privatize in order to stay open with state assistance.

Toxics out in Portsmouth

PODCAST: Veteran City Councilman and Assistant Mayor of Portsmouth is wrapping up his latest council term with an environmental victory. The former legislator has ushered in a resolution to have toxic chemicals removed from any cleaning in the city’s buildings and schools.