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October 12, 2011
Princeton International Academy Charter School is suing three school districts, which they claim used taxpayer dollars to thwart their opening. Read more »
October 11, 2011
Eva Moskowitz, the former city councilwoman and NYC charter operator, is expanding into middle-class areas by opening a school in Brooklyn. Read more »
October 7, 2011
Michigan could be poised to add more charter schools under legislation that narrowly passed the state Senate on Thursday. The bill, approved 20-18 with some Republicans joining Democrats ... Read more »
October 7, 2011
State School Superintendent John Barge applauded the work of charter school educators and founders Thursday, calling charter schools an integral part of the education system. Read more »
October 6, 2011
The Wisconsin school voucher bill is advancing through the state legislature, without Beloit as one of the voucher school districts added. Read more »
October 3, 2011
A bill that would allow wider access to vouchers covering private school tuition is closer to becoming law, though many questions still need to be addressed, officials said. Read more »
October 1, 2011
Six times in the past three decades, education reform proposals aimed at ratcheting up teachers’ classroom performance and students’ academic skills have been rolled out in Iowa. Read more »
September 28, 2011
Two California-based charter school organizations have been awarded $12.6 million in federal grants to start 13 new campuses in Los Angeles, federal education officials announced Wednesday. Read more »
September 28, 2011
Public schools are stepping up efforts to derail previously obscure legislation that could divert millions of dollars from taxpayer-funded schools to private and parochial ones. Read more »
September 27, 2011
The Louisiana Department of Education will lay out a plan for keeping a closer eye on independent charter schools today that includes restructuring the department's charter office, an increase in funding and more clearly defined roles for the different state officials involved in the job. Read more »