Math, Art, Theater, Science, Engineering, Mandarin, Hindi, International Baccalaureate, Latino Culture, Global Development, Agriculture, Craft and Construction, Culinary Arts, Film and Video, Sports - just to name a few possibilities. Even better if all these programs could cross-pollinate ideas and exchange students around vibrant centers of excellence.
If we have a choice, let's discourage our school board from defensively approving a controversial, single elementary strand. Instead let's encourage them to open up the system and support our kids with a rich web of community-based charter schools.
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