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February 21, 2017
HB520 is a very weak charter bill. Read more »
Paul Clement
February 16, 2017
A team of Constitutional law experts led by former Solicitor General of the United States Paul Clement has determined that the Kentucky state constitution does not in any way prohibit enactment of a strong charter school law. Read more »
January 24, 2017
A ‘coding error’ helped justify a punitive new education regulation. Wall Street Journal Review & Outlook January 22, 2017 President Trump has promised to restore trust and accountability in government. How about auditing the Education Department? During its final days the Obama Administration slipped the news that its College Scorecard repayment rates were inflated, and […] Read more »
January 20, 2017
January 17, 2017 The Ohio Department of Education is refusing to answer questions from The Plain Dealer about why its review last year of the district’s charter school oversight work penalizes the district for technical violations of rules that do not even apply to the district—penalties which lead to the to the district’s oversight being […] Read more »
July 1, 2016
By Ovetta Wiggins Washington Post July 1, 2016 The president of Marylanders to Prevent Gun Violence is doing something she has never done before: organizing volunteers to monitor the state’s Handgun Review Permit Board. The board, which hears appeals from people who have been denied gun permits, is one of at least three in the […] Read more »
July 1, 2016
Charter school sponsors will be spending the better part of July submitting documents for a new evaluation process that some argue is cumbersome and makes it impossible to receive perfect marks. The new evaluation framework – which was created by an advisory panel following a discovery last summer that the previous ratings were being calculated […] Read more »
June 30, 2016
Details about North Carolina's proposed budget that would vastly expand choices for children: Read more »
June 23, 2016
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2016 CONTACT: Eileen O’Connor eileen@keyserpublicstrategies.com 617-806-6999 BOSTON, MA – New data from Boston’s six public charter high schools shows that 98.5% of 2016 graduates were accepted into college; 89% were accepted to a four-year university. Each of the six public charter high schools in Boston sent more than 90% of […] Read more »
June 21, 2016
“There’s no excuse for the current state of America’s educational system,” Engler told the group last week. “We run the risk of falling even further behind if we don’t incorporate innovation and opportunity as bedrock principles.” Read more »
May 24, 2016
Governor John Bel Edwards has now signed legislation ordering that all New Orleans schools return to the control of the Orleans Parish School Board. Read more »