Every Student Can Succeed

Rocketship Education is a network of public elementary charter schools serving primarily low-income students in neighborhoods where access to excellent schools is limited.  We believe that truly transformative schools do more than educate students; they empower teachers, engage parents and inspire communities.

Together, we can eliminate the achievement gap in our lifetime.

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Engaged parents are essential in eliminating the achievement gap.

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 Latest News

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Two charter school debates: When philosophical opposition masquerades as policy commentary

Education writer Andy Smarick explores the difference between charter philosophy/politics and policy/practice. He explains how people get press for name calling or political angles. As a result, the “thoughtful, best-intentioned, dirty-fingernail work being done to improve school for disadvantaged kids” is often missed. Smarick highlights Preston’s recent OpEd explaining how and why Rocketship has rethought our approach to blended learning.

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Zweifel Foolish to Put Politics Ahead of Hard Data on Charter Schools

Christian D’Andrea points out the many false statements Dave Zweifel makes in his article Wednesday. D’Andrea discusses the many ways Rocketship is helping students in the Milwaukee area, and the success we have seen, along with other charter schools, on the district School Report Card.

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Board approves opening of two Redwood City charter schools in 2015

On Wednesday, the school board in Redwood City unanimously voted to allow Rocketship and KIPP to open new schools in 2015. Many families are extremely pleased that their dedication to seeing a Rocketship school open in this area has paid off.

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