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March 25, 2015
A key state Senate panel spent Wednesday dismantling Gov. Larry Hogan's bill to expand charter schools, redrafting it to allow for only small changes to Maryland's program for alternative schools. Read more »
March 24, 2015
A national education reform organization charges school choice and education freedom are under siege in the City of Brotherly Love. Read more »
March 24, 2015
Participation in Indiana's voucher program has exploded since it launched less than four years ago, putting the state on the leading edge of private school choice. Read more »
March 23, 2015
The charter school program here is ranked among the strongest in the country, but advocates and city officials say equitable funding and tighter fiscal controls are needed. Read more »
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 »