By Barbara Grimm
My journey through the relatively new world of public charter schools began when my first child was in the fifth grade in 1999 and I began to visit middle schools looking for the best placement for him. Schools and classrooms and their issues were not entirely foreign territory as my husband and I were both educators in the public school system. We had a frame of reference.
Barbara Grimm, Co-Founder, Savannah Classical Academy
The neighborhood school was known for its lack of discipline and low academic expectations, and so, for us, having our son attend that school was out of the question. My husband and I were aware of the lack of opportunities available for middle school…