Parents often turn to school finder or school shopping websites when choosing a school for their child. How much can the layout and design of a website affect the choices parents make? Quite a bit, according to a working paper from Mathematica Policy Research.
Noble Charter Schools CEO and founder is leaving the network over a "pattern of inappropriate behavior" toward young women connected with the network.
Proposition 305 had become one of the most contentious ballot-box battles over school choice in the 2018 midterm elections. But its loss is not necessarily a defeat for school choice advocates.
A California election for an education post is smashing campaign spending records again, largely fueled by wealthy charter school boosters and teachers' unions.
The state's highest court ruled that Washington's charter school law is mostly constitutional, and that charter schools can continue to receive public money.
The push to make 1.1 million of Arizona's school children eligible for vouchers has been both contentious and confounding,with questions about whether voters are interpreting the ballot language correctly.
One of KIPP's New Orleans' campuses is partnering with Bard College to offer its upperclassmen a chance to earn an associates degree while in high school. Given KIPP's national footprint, the model has the potential for large expansion.
Charter schools were not legal in Puerto Rico until a sweeping education reform law was enacted earlier this year in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Now, as the first charter opens on the island, and two more are slated to do so next school year, some educators are warning against privatization.
Tax-credit scholarship programs, the lesser-known cousin to school vouchers and another school choice policy promoted by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, are the subject of a new Government Accountability Office report.
Ohio's Democratic candidate for governor calls for a ban on for-profit companies running charter schools, while a new law in California does just that.