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Is a charter school chain called Rocketship ready to soar across America? - The Washington Post

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Rocketship, which is a nonprofit organization, takes 15 percent from the public funding it gets for each student as a management fee and uses it for accounting, payroll and building maintenance, as well as curriculum and professional development. Danner earns $150,000 a year.

“Very few people understand both K-12 and tech,” said Reed Hastings, the chief executive of Netflix and an early donor who now co-chairs Rocketship’s national strategy board. “John is one of the crossovers.”


John is exceptional. Period.

I truly think he and his team have what it takes to succeed. It's not an end-all solution; however, I think it's an important part of the discussion.

I guess in 30 years we shall see, no? :)

Yes. In 30 years we will see.

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