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February 18, 2016
In a unanimous opinion Tuesday, the state's high court ruled the Lindsey Nicole Henry Scholarship Program does not violate Oklahoma's constitution. Read more »
February 12, 2016
For Immediate Release: February 12, 2016 Contact: Eileen O’Connor Eileen@keyserpublicstrategies.com Tel: (617) 806-6999 Dom Slowey dslowey@sloweymcmanus.com Tel: (617) 523-0038 Public Information Campaign Launches To Set Record Straight About Public Charter Schools In Massachusetts Leading Policy Organizations Launch ‘Fact Check: Public Charter Schools in Massachusetts’` BOSTON, MA – Many of the state’s leading charter school policy […] Read more »
February 11, 2016
By Jerod Clapp News & Tribune Feb 10, 2016 If school choice isn’t going anywhere, Kim Knott said Clarksville Community Schools is going to embrace it. Knott, the superintendent of the district, spoke at an event for the Institute for Quality Education in January. She said as Governor Mike Pence continues his efforts to expand […] Read more »
February 9, 2016
The Boston Globe February 5, 2016 The Massachusetts Teachers Association has positioned itself as perhaps the most aggressive foe of a charter school expansion in the state. Barbara Madeloni, the fiery president of the union, has pledged an all-out fight. “We’re going to put everything we’ve got into it,” she said last month. But the […] Read more »
January 6, 2016
January 6, 2016 Office of the Arizona Governor Doug Ducey PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Phoenix attorney Clint Bolick, an independent, to the Supreme Court of Arizona. This is Governor Ducey’s first appointment to the Supreme Court of Arizona. Mr. Bolick specializes in United States and Arizona constitutional law, and also handles […] Read more »
January 4, 2016
By Kristyna Engdahl KETV.com January 3, 2016 An aggressive new initiative vows to bring charter schools to Nebraska. The only problem is that the state is one of seven where they’re not allowed. Educate Nebraska, which launched Sunday, wants to change that. Officials said the competition created by charter schools increases performance by both teachers […] Read more »
December 8, 2015
Six years after a group of parents and education advocacy groups first filed a lawsuit that charged the Florida Legislature with shortchanging schools they had their first major moment in court on Monday. Read more »
December 2, 2015
by Jennifer C. Kerr Associated Press December 2, 2015 The House is ready to vote Wednesday on a long-sought rewrite of the 2002 No Child Left Behind education law that would roll back the federal government’s authority to push academic standards and tell schools how to improve. The legislation, a compromise reached by House and […] Read more »
November 19, 2015
by Linda Lightner The Oklahoman November 17, 2015 An innovative Oklahoma City charter high school marks its 10th anniversary this year, growing from one man’s vision to become one of the nation’s top-performing high schools. Harding Fine Arts Academy has been distinguished by numerous honors: a Top 10 high school in Oklahoma by US News […] Read more »
November 11, 2015
The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in a 2-1 decision rules that the U.S. Department of Justice does not have the right to intervene in Louisiana’s voucher program. This ruling reverses the April 2014 decision in favor of the DOJ for requests for data and oversight. Judge Edith Jones writes in the Conclusion in […] Read more »