Happy almost Valentine’s Day! Today we’re discussing a school we love. Interestingly enough, this successful model has one thing about it that’s commonly criticized. Read more to learn what made this school work and how a business perspective in education might just be the needed ingredient in a recipe for success.
Chapel Hill, North Carolina prides itself for being “the most progressive city in the south,” but last year, when North Carolina took a hard look at the state of racial equity in public schools, Chapel Hill residents got an unpleasant surprise. In the Chapel Hill-Carrboro school system, African Americans were 10 times more likely to be suspended than white students. How could the discipline rates be so disproportionate in North Carolina’s most progressive enclave? This and more on the blog today.