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Crystal Barnes

Source: Crystal Barnes / Ron Holland

When Charter Schools out perform traditional public schools, it’s a clear indication that the initial assumptions made about charter schools are either collapsing or at least losing a great deal of momentum as these schools make enormous academic strides. The Sugar Creek Charter School in Charlotte for instance, is enjoying immense growth and academic success. The school as a great B assessment.  And in the last 20 years they’ve experienced enormous growth from 400 to 1,700 students today.  ‘COMMUNITY VOICES’ host, Ron Holland delved into a host of Sugar Creek Charter School’s programs with Crystal Barnes, the school’s Elementary Dean of Students and Behavior Specialist.