In Betsy DeVos' warning to charter school advocates that they risk becoming the education establishment that they rebelled against, a broader philosophical debate in the charter movement is revealed.
Charter schools run by nonprofit groups outperform their for-profit counterparts, potentially adding fuel to a growing debate among advocates over the role of for-profits in the charter sector.
New York City's largest network of charter schools is often at the center of debate over strict discipline policies in high-performing charter schools.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings, and the Walton Foundation's education director, Marc Sternberg, will address the annual gathering in Washington.
State Democrats have successfully blocked a Republican-led effort to find a new funding source for the state's education savings account program, which would have offered all public school students in the state money for private school tuition.
The future of Nevada's education savings account program is caught up in a funding fight between Republicans and Democrats.
In this Q&A, the head of the country's largest charter advocacy group discusses what the recent Los Angeles school board elections mean for charter schools locally and nationally.
Although school choice was a clear winner in President Trump's proposed budget, many school choice advocates were hesitant in their support of the spending plan.
Very few states so far have outlined specific plans for charter schools in the early submissions of ESSA plans to the U.S. Department of Education, according to a new Education Commission of the States report.
Steve Zimmer, the recently ousted president of the Los Angeles school board, says the millions of dollars spent securing a pro-charter school majority on that district's board will embolden proponents of charter schools to do the same in other cities and states.