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  • Our Best Stories of 2016: Part Three

    Our Best Stories of 2016: Part Three

    • December 29, 2016

    Our concluding roundup of Capital & Main’s best features of 2016 includes profiles of public school teachers who drive for Uber to make ends meet and the story of one Los Angeles charter school that failed after it chose an ex-football player with no educational experience to run it. See stories in Part One and Part Two.

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  • Our Best Stories of 2016: Part Two

    Our Best Stories of 2016: Part Two

    • December 28, 2016

    Today we continue our look back at Capital & Main’s best work of 2016. Stories focus on the “shared economy,” the affordable housing crisis, legalized marijuana and charter schools.

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  • Debacle: How a Promising Charter School Failed

    Debacle: How a Promising Charter School Failed

    • December 15, 2016

    In 2014, when teachers at Los Angeles’ Jefferson High School opened their own charter school, the Student Empowerment Academy, they hoped to bring the larger world into their classrooms. They got more than they bargained for. BY ROBIN UREVICH

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