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March 17, 2015
A national group that promotes tax-funded, privately operated charter schools gives Ohio low marks for its state laws and policies allowing the growth of the alternative public schools. Read more »
March 16, 2015
There has been another study about Millennials, and no, the results are not inspiring. A new report from the Educational Testing Service, makers of the GRE, found that young people in the United States, despite being the most well-educated generation in American history, fall far behind most of their international peers in reading, math and tech know-how. Read more »
March 16, 2015
Teachers at the largest charter school organization in Los Angeles have launched a drive to unionize, a move that could alter the path of school reform in the city. Read more »
March 9, 2015
After a bruising defeat in the 1994 gubernatorial race, Jeb Bush approached a well-known civil rights leader in Miami with an ambitious plan. Read more »
March 4, 2015
Alabama is considering legislation that could change children's lives. Implementing a charter school law would allow innovative schools to open that could meet children's unique learning needs, setting them on a trajectory for success. Read more »
March 4, 2015
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is out to destroy charter schools, and his budget provides evidence, school choice advocates say. Read more »
March 2, 2015
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a report last year titled “Separating Fact & Fiction: What You Need to Know About Charter Schools,” which takes 21 statements that it calls “myths” about charters and attempts to debunk them, one by one. Now three education researchers have completed a fact-checking analysis of the charter report, coming to some difference conclusions about each myth. Read more »
February 25, 2015
As much as $116 million in public dollars could be funneled to private schools in Indiana this year, the majority of which are affiliated with a religious institution. Read more »
February 25, 2015
Tiffany Leary has her fingers crossed. She recently delivered an 870-page application to the Natrona County Board of Trustees that, if approved, would allow her to create the county's first charter school. Read more »
February 23, 2015
Reactions to the approval this week of five new charter schools, which meant denials for 34 other proposals, drew wide range of public remarks, including a very public chastisement from the Democrat chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee. The five charter school applications were approved for opening in September 2015. Read more »