Presented by Former Minnesota Senator Ember Reichgott Junge
Ember Reichgott Junge
We often celebrate the bipartisan roots of chartering. That’s what sustained chartering for all those many years, and why chartering has spread to 45 states, serving nearly 4 million students in charter schools today in 2022. But what is often overlooked is the outsized role these Democratic leaders and policymakers played in that journey. We […]
2021 marks 25 years of Chartering for North Carolina. To commemorate this milestone the Charter Founders Library invited Harold J. Brubaker, former Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives (1977-2012) and now Principal, Brubaker & Associates to share his oral history. Interviewed by, former Minnesota Senator, Ember Reichgott Junge.
In celebration of the June 4th 2021, 30th anniversary of Public Charter Schools we interviewed Nelson Smith, former President of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and later, Senior Advisor, National Association of Charter School Authorizers. Interviewed by our very own Ember Reichgott Junge, former Minnesota State Senator and now liaison to the National […]
In celebration of the 25th anniversary or Public Charter Schools in Washington DC we interviewed two real pioneers of the charter movement; Josephine (Jo) Baker, Executive Director, DC Public Charter School Board (2001 – 2011) and Tom Nida, Former Chair, Washington DC Public School Board. See more interviews like this and learn more about charter […]