Imagine School reaps awards

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“Imagine School at Palmer Ranch earned three national awards in its first year of operation — Best New School, the Shared Values Award and an award for exemplary Character Education — from its parent organization, Imagine Schools. Nationwide, Imagine operates 73 public charter schools in 12 states, serving more than 36,000 students. In mid-July, Alisa Wright joined Imagine School at …

Young Brevard County Volunteers Build Character

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It’s not even 8 a.m. on a school day, but Imagine Charter School students Kewon Simmons, Jordyn Holder, Keshaun Pressley and Amy Flaherty are munchkins on a mission of cleanliness in their West Melbourne school’s courtyard. The four are busy bagging any bit of litter that catches their sight. In the school cafeteria, fellow students Isaiah Lasseter, Joshua Schackelford and …

Letter to the Editor: I made a mistake

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“Your article ‘Some Utah charter schools hire for-profit management’ (Aug. 8) referenced a controversial internal e-mail that I wrote two years ago, in which I expressed frustration about working with some local charter boards. I issued an apology, and I would like to unequivocally state again that I made a mistake. I mischaracterized the role of boards and the partnership …

Policy Matters Ohio is spreading misinformation about charter schools: Jason Bryant

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With political agendas in hand, union-backed organizations, such as Policy Matters Ohio, are trying to undercut school choice by spreading misinformation regarding Ohio public community (charter) schools. In May, Policy Matters Ohio released a report attacking Imagine Schools and continues to bounce around the state repeating its accusations, including a recent column published by The Plain Dealer. The report is …

Friday letters: Imagine Schools have many successes

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“The St. Petersburg Times’ redundant article and editorial this week on Imagine Schools unfairly characterizes an organization with a positive history educating thousands of Florida students. The unbalanced reporting greatly overstated the challenges at Imagine St. Petersburg as well as diminished its positive progress both in finances and academics. Corrective action will eliminate the debt over the next three years. …

Statement of Jason Bryant on Biased Policy Report

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Cleveland, OH (May 13, 2010) — Jason Bryant, Executive Vice President of Imagine Schools, today issued the following statement in response to the release of the Policy Matters Ohio Report on Imagine Schools: “The attack on Imagine Schools by Policy Matters Ohio is not surprising given its union associations and history of bias against charter schools. The report is political …