Dr. Shon Hildreth: How Charter Schools Really Impact Districts
Dr. Shon Hildreth shares insights from his research on how a local charter school impacts local school districts.
In this episode, Dr. Shon Hildreth shares insights from his research on how a local charter school impacts local school districts. Dr. Hildreth is currently the Executive Director of Human Resources at Randolph County Schools in North Carolina.
The charter school movement has exploded since the first ones opened in Minnesota in the 1980s. But when the first charter school moved in near Dr. Shon Hildreth, then a principal in North Carolina, he didn’t know how to respond.
After experiencing the impact on his school’s enrollment, Shon decided to explore in his dissertation how a charter school opening impacts a local district.
He was familiar with the enrollment changes, but he decided to dig deeper into whether the districts changed their practices in response to the charter school and if the charter school led to improvement and innovation in the local districts.
In this episode, Shon shares his insights from his research and his own experiences working in districts impacted by charter schools.
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