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March 22, 2015
Maryland senators are planning to strike key provisions of a bill proposed by Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to increase the number of charter schools in the state, dealing a major blow to the governor’s plan to provide parents with more education options. Read more »
March 20, 2015
Five years after California enacted the nation’s first law dubbed “parent trigger,” the policy debate rages over whether the controversial mechanism is an effective way to improve schools. Read more »
March 20, 2015
When it comes to state legislation, Ohio’s charter schools are just about average, according to a new national report card. Read more »
March 20, 2015
With Governor Robert Bentley signing into effect a bill supporting charter schools in Alabama, superintendents in the River Region still do not know what the bill means for their school systems. Read more »
March 20, 2015
Alabama became the 43rd state to allow charter schools when Republican Gov. Bentley signed legislation on Thursday. Read more »
March 19, 2015
Last week, the Paterson Charter School of Science and Technology held its annual enrollment lottery. There were 1,437 applicants for 99 openings, and so each student had less than a 10 percent chance of selection. Read more »
March 19, 2015
According to a new ranking of charter schools across the country, Virginia ranked next-to-last of the 42 states and the District of Columbia that have charter school laws. Read more »
March 19, 2015
A group championing charter schools as a part of education reform puts Iowa in the bottom 10 states on its annual school scorecard. Read more »
March 19, 2015
The charter school bill currently in the Maryland General Assembly would not permit schools run by "private institutions" ("Miller urges senators to pass Hogan's charter bill," March 17). Read more »
March 18, 2015
The Center for Education Reform released its 16th rankings of charter school laws in each state Monday. Read more »