Martin J. Blank

Martin J. Blank is president of the Institute for Educational Leadership ( and director of the Coalition for Community Schools ( He can be reached at:
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The Place-Based Charter School?

What is the relationship between charter schools and neighborhoods—and what could it be?

Lessons in Collaboration

Education has always been important to Americans. In every community, teachers, principals, superintendents, and school board members work to give students the knowledge and...