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All posts by Sundar Chari

ASCEND: Prioritizing Student Agency


A couple years ago, our ASCEND community began a journey to incorporate a more personalized education with their existing arts-integrated expeditionary learning model. This journey was supported by a...
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My Story of Inspiration


From Fabiola Harvey, our COO: I met Mr. Cilono in 2006. He was a teacher for one of our first charter schools and he is currently teaching middle school at Lazear Charter Academy. Mr. Cilono is an...
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Real World Learning Experiences


EFC has been in design mode to develop it’s first High School – Latitude High 37.8 (slated to open in Fall 2018)! A key aspiration for Latitude is to connect our students with...
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Revitalizing Lazear!


Lazear Charter Academy is a true cinderella story. More importantly, it is a story of a parent community that has fought for and worked for its neighborhood school.  In the past, prior to joining...
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The ‘Telling Our Story’ Project


  Starting this month we will be following the journey of six graduating students from each school until graduation. These students were selected by their principals and teachers because they...
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EFC Continues to Celebrate Our Diversity!


It’s a new year and EFC has a new banner but the same commitment to diversity. Our students fuel our staff to work harder and go beyond to ensure they ALL receive a quality education. EFC...
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A Resolution to Support Our Families


Earlier this week, the EFC Board passed a resolution affirming EFC’s strong support for our community. Specifically, the resolution (which can be read here) states that Education for Change...
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Supporting our Community


Deare EFC Community , One of our families was affected by the Oakland fire in the Fruitvale last night. We want to provide you all with an update. The family is okay. They are currently at the Red...
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Making Their Voice Heard


Our students are making their voices heard in their communities and beyond. This November, a week before the presidential elections, Achieve 5th grader, Daniela Izagurrie travelled to Reno, NV with...
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Achieve participated in ‘International Walk & Roll to School Day’


    Achieve Academy participated in ‘International Walk & Roll to School Day’ this year. This event was partnered with TransForm, an organization that promotes walkable...
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