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August 12, 2014

Steve Barr Tries to Bridge Union-Reformer Divide in Reboot of California's 'Democrats for Education Reform'

Steve Barr has organizing in his DNA, and he, along with retired union leader Joe Boyd, have announced an effort to recreate the California chapter of Democrats for Education Reform as a union-friendly environment. They want to go beyond wedge issues and toward big picture ideas that have broad support. But just getting used to saying pro-union and DFER in the same sentence is a stretch.

February 26, 2013

Charter School Leader Steve Barr at Work in New Orleans, L.A.

High-profile charter school leader Steve Barr is not only tackling school turnaround in New Orleans, he's pursuing a new, non-charter effort to provide better secondary school choices to middle class families in Los Angeles Unified

February 25, 2013

Steve Barr's Quest to Save a New Orleans High School

The high-profile charter school leader is not only tackling school turnaround in New Orleans, he's pursuing a new, non-charter effort to provide better secondary school choices to middle class families in Los Angeles Unified.

September 13, 2007

Is Green Dot A Different Kind of CMO?

The heart of charter schooling is not innovation in management or pedagogy, but a social movement – driven by the idea that public schools should be of, by and for the communities they serve.

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