Separate but Innovative: MLK 2.0

If Martin Luther King Jr. returned today, would he be an achievement gaptivist? And which billionaires would fund his important work?

No one could lead a civil rights movement like Martin Luther King Jr. But let’s face it: the movement he led was old school. The civil rights issue of our time is the achievement gap, and closing it often requires doing the opposite of what Dr. King stood for. Which raises some important questions: if Dr. King returned today would he be an achievement gaptivist? Which billionaires would fund his important work? And with poverty and racism now officially regarded as excuses, what would he talk about? Meet Martin Luther King 2.0, now with more excellence.

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At Chicago Charters, Secret Sauce Now Available ‘To Go’

A leaked document from the Noble charter chain reveals a key ingredient in secret recipe

Today we turn our attention to secret sauce™. Otherwise known as the elixir of excellence, this mystery ingredient is precisely what allows academies of innovation to produce miraculous results with the exact same students stifled by our achievement-gap widening public schools. But from whence does this secret sauce come? And is this condiment of outstanding-ness available to go? Reader: grab extra napkins and unfasten your eat belts. The education rephorm express is headed to Chicago. Continue reading →