A sloppily written article by Christopher Bonastia that invents a “racist” origin of charter schools is making the rounds through progressive media. Joe Nathan from the Center of School Change and Bill Wilson, founder of Higher Ground Academy, join me to discuss the true history of charter schools and the role they play in giving marginalized families educational options.

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Chris Stewart is the Chief Executive Officer of Education Post, a media project of the Results in Education Foundation. He is a lifelong activist and 20-year supporter of nonprofit and education-related causes. Stewart has served as the director of outreach and external affairs for Education Post, the executive director of the African American Leadership Forum (AALF), and an elected member of the Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education.

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