PA Cyber junior Alyssa Weaver discusses her journey through scoliosis surgery to a full recovery, and the role cyber charter education played.
Alan Shimp is an 11-year-old PA Cyber student taking high school courses. He recently won $3,000 and first place in a national CSPAN video contest, and has produced a new video for a Carnegie Science Center contest that compares opponents of online education to the Luddites of 19th century England.
Harrisburg PA: Pennsylvania State Senator Jeffrey Piccola speaks to the Senate about the success and role of charter schools in serving the most at risk children in the state, specifically in the cities of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
A 2010 documentary film that follows four families from Harlem and the Bronx in the months leading up to the lottery for one of the Success Academy Charter Schools (then known as Harlem Success Academy), one of the most successful charter schools in New York City.
Filmmaker Davis Guggenheim reminds us that education "statistics" have names: Anthony, Francisco, Bianca, Daisy, and Emily, whose stories make up the engrossing foundation of WAITING FOR SUPERMAN. As he follows a handful of promising kids through a system that inhibits, rather than encourages, academic growth, Guggenheim undertakes an exhaustive review of public education, surveying "drop-out factories" and "academic sinkholes."
Drs. Bill Cosby and Deborah Kenny discuss "How do we give every child in our nation an excellent teacher-and how do we keep those teachers passionate, happy, and effective?"
This groundbreaking keynote panel discussion on the impact and future of public charter schools on education is from the 2012 National Charter Schools Conference on June 20, 2012.
Teachers' Choice presents portraits of four American educators who've selected non-standard paths.