Midterm elections—not necessarily U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos and President Donald Trump—are likely to have the most impact on efforts to expand school choice in the states in 2018, advocates say.
In New Mexico, a new report finds widespread academic and financial problems among the state's three cyber charter schools, issues that closely mirror the niche schooling sector in other states.
Although expanding 529 savings accounts to include private K-12 tuition is a big victory for school choice advocates under Trump, not all school choice supporters are on board with the idea.
It's been quite the political odyssey for Washington's charter school law which first passed by voter referendum in 2012. Here's why this case matters beyond the state.
Explore local reports on cyber charters by state in this interactive map.
Charter schools represent some of the most racially segregated schools in the U.S., according to a new analysis by the Associated Press, reviving a long-running debate inside and outside the charter sector.
The vast majority of families using private school vouchers for children with disabilities are participating in programs that provide inaccurate or no information at all on the federal protections they are giving up, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Many low-income families are at a disadvantage when it comes to navigating lots of public schooling options. And competition between traditional schools and charter schools can get in the way of developing policies that will help.
The state's two virtual charter schools have earned poor marks from the state's accountability system in the few years they've been operating.
Several new studies on large-scale voucher programs has complicated debates recently over private school choice—policies which allow families to use public money or aid to attend private schools, including religious ones.