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Six Ways to Make Summer Count!

Sure, summer is a good time to relax, spend lazy days by the pool and soak up the sun at the beach. But you can have a little fun and also have a productive summer. Don’t let the summer slip away without furthering your education, future career and life experiences! Here are six ways to […]

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Why Choose a Charter School?

As a parent, you want the best for your children. That includes a quality education. But which school offers the best option for your child? Enrolling in a charter school offers many advantages and could provide the best choice for your child’s education. As you weigh your options for education, consider the following benefits of […]

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Are There For-Profit Charter Schools?

There has been a lot of controversy over the past few years surrounding charter schools. One reason politicians, parents and teachers are against charter schools is that they believe there are for-profit charter schools in Phoenix, AZ. These folks are misinformed, and there’s evidence to prove it! Charter schools, by their very nature, are non-profit […]

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What a Recent Harvard Study Shows About Student Performance in Charter Schools

The staff at Pointe Schools has known charter schools are better than district options for a while. Until recently, though, we only had anecdotal evidence to support our claims. Thanks to a new study performed by Harvard University’s Program on Education Policy and Governance (PEPG), we now have data to prove that charter schools outperform […]

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Why Teacher-Student Relationships Matter

At the top schools, the days of teachers droning on about a subject from the front of the classroom are over. Instead, teachers are more interactive with their kids. The collaborative environment has proven to increase student engagement and promote better learning. This new teaching style has a much deeper impact, though: It creates lasting […]

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