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Harry Walker
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Spreading the news and changing the world...
Spreading the news and changing the world...

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Carolina Voyager Charter School Marathon Kids Running Club When I envisioned starting a Marathon Kids Running Club at my school, I figured I might have 25 students sign up to run each week.  By the second week of our program, I had 113 runners (out of stude...

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First Marathon Kids Running Club in South Carolina
This fall, Carolina Voyager Charter School
kicks off their own chapter of Marathon Kids, an exciting new running
club.    Marathon Kids was born out of the
belief that kids deserve to live happier, healthier lives. Kay Morris, a
self-described “middle-aged,...

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A Positive View of School Choice
            The school choice and charter school
movements have taken it on the nose in recent discussions related to
reformation efforts in the Charleston County School District.   A great many conversations have been
generated following the publication of...

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School Choice: Is it really “News”?
            The school choice and charter school
movements have taken it on the nose in recent discussions related to
reformation efforts in the Charleston County School District.   A great many conversations have been
generated following the publication of...

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Still reading? I'm still trying to change the world...
I suck at blogging.  Seriously suck.  So sorry.  I certainly don't deserve 52,300 page views. Nine months since my last post?  Life continues to get in the way of sharing news with the world. We continue to change the world, one small corner of it at a time...

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Got Code?
Great news for anyone still reading my blog.  I am not dead.  Just dead tired from trying to change the world... Opening this new charter school is more work than I could have ever imagined.  But, more importantly, the most important work I have never done....

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Updated Contact Information
     A number of people have reached out requesting updated contact information.  I am now the Proud Principal of Carolina Voyager Charter School in downtown Charleston, South Carolina. You can reach me at hwalker@carolinavoyager.org or by phone at (843) 20...

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Carolina Voyager Charter School in the News
A big thank you goes out to Amanda Kerr, Education Reporter, for the article she penned in Charleston's Post and Courier newspaper.   The article, published yesterday, highlighted the blending learning program we are implementing with our kindergarten, firs...

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The Right Perspective in this Age of Over-Assessment
     Thanks
to Jennifer, our Project Director, for sharing this link with me, which of
course, allows me to share it with you.        In this
culture where it seems some schools spend as much time testing as teaching,
comes this breath of fresh air from a c...

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Up and Running, Like 90 Miles an Hour!
     So much for my New Year's resolution to be a better, or at least more regular blogger.   My latest adventure into the charter school world has monopolized my world as of late.  Moving forward, I pledge to try to do a better job of documenting, through ...
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