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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 »
September 17, 2014
Parents go to great lengths to meet the special and often demanding needs of children with disabilities. In Diana Diaz-Harrison's case, that meant opening a charter school in Phoenix for her son, who has autism—and for other students like him—when she felt his needs weren't being met in regular district-run schools. Read more »
September 17, 2014
A group of parents in Buffalo and Rochester, N.Y., has filed a lawsuit against the state, saying that the state’s formula for funding charter schools illegally shortchanges them compared to public schools. Read more »
September 15, 2014
If 2013 is any indication, then we can expect approximately 56 million children to go "back to school" in an American elementary or secondary school, by early September. Read more »
September 12, 2014
The Center for Education Reform is by no means the only privately funded organization devoted to broadening school choice for parents and their children, but it’s one of the most effective. Read more »
September 10, 2014
It is an inexplicable failure of our country that American families still do not have full and equal access to educational choice. Read more »
September 8, 2014
The National Education Association's new president is making a push for unionizing charter schools, Education Week reports, working to counter a widespread myth that charter schools can't unionize. Read more »
September 5, 2014
Jeff Cogen has worked as an organic bakery owner, a nonprofit communications director, a political staffer and as Multnomah County’s top elected official. Read more »