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Best-selling author Samuel Casey Carter showcases a dozen mainstream schools that focus on a culture of character as their foundation and have achieved extraordinary results.
Chapter 14: Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School: Franklin, Massachusetts
Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School: Franklin, Massachusetts
[Page 158]Founded in 1995, Benjamin Franklin Classical Charter Public School (BFCCPS) is one of the oldest charter schools in the country. A charter school is a public school freed from many of the bureaucratic rules and regulations that constrain other public schools in exchange for greater accountability for results. Benjamin Franklin shares both this attribute as a charter school and its commitment to classical education with Veritas Academy in Phoenix. Like P.S. 124 and Grayhawk Elementary, it is also a Core Knowledge school. Then, of all the great school cultures in the country that could have been featured here to tell us a new story, what does BFCCPS teach us?