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October 2, 2014
If you think school choice is important, be glad you’re a Hoosier. The Center for Education Reform now ranks Indiana No. 1 on the Parent Power Index, which means parents here have a better chance to choose just the right schools for their children than anywhere else in the nation. Read more »
October 2, 2014
Mississippi ranks 20th on a new study looking at the amount of power parents are allowed to have by states when it comes to their children's education. Read more »
October 2, 2014
A new education report card released by a Washington, D.C.-based group that promotes charter schools has South Dakota ranking second to last in the nation. Read more »
September 26, 2014
Indiana’s school voucher program is expanding, with close to 30,000 student applications for Choice Scholarships this year. Read more »
September 26, 2014
York, Penn., desperate to turn around major holes in its budget and major shortfalls in academic achievement, is considering the drastic step of turning every school in the city into a charter school run by one of two for-profit companies. Read more »
September 25, 2014
We’ve all heard the jokes about students taking courses in “basket-weaving.” It’s not so funny when your kid’s school actually forces him to take one. Read more »
September 22, 2014
Negotiations are going well in New Orleans' first collectively bargained teacher contract since Hurricane Katrina, at Benjamin Franklin High School, participants say. Read more »
September 19, 2014
Unions have struggled to gain traction in the fast-growing charter sector. As the number of charter schools has grown nationally, the number of unionized staff members has shrunk according to the most recent data from the Center for Education Reform. Read more »
September 18, 2014
Despite a national decline in the number of charter schools with unionized staffs over the past few years, one high-profile charter chain based in California is not only unionized, it's also expanding into new states. Read more »
September 17, 2014
The state has been shortchanging charter schools through a funding formula that delivers only a portion of the resources received by traditional public schools, according to a lawsuit filed against the state Tuesday. Read more »