Category Archives: Online Education

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 Charter Schools Nurture Education in 2021

Public charter schools have long been a source of debate in Phoenix, AZ and across the nation. Before the pandemic, many states actively considered pausing charter school creation or halting it altogether. As many education advocates point out, this is not the time to halt schools of any type, especially if they’re doing a good […]

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Why Students Need Social and Emotional Learning Now

As we all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has brought upheaval to just about every area of life, including school enrollment in Phoenix, AZ. For the last nine months, school learning has been disrupted. Although educators are making the best of the situation within “the new normal,” the fact remains that the new normal has caused […]

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Five Tips for Adjusting to Hybrid Learning

Hybrid learning is a new reality during the COVID-19 pandemic. It involves remote and in-school instruction, and may significantly alter the duties of teachers and parents. The combination often involves receiving class instruction online at home while completing written work and other typical “homework” activities at school. This is no doubt a very different scenario […]

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