Washington State Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Charter School Ruling

Charter schools are unconstitutional in Washington state, and the state's high court says it will not reconsider its September decision.

California's Largest Online Charter School Network Gets Green Light to Unionize

A state agency has cleared the way for educators who work in the California Virtual Academies to form a union.

John E. Chubb, Education Researcher and National Private School Leader, Dies

The prominent researcher and president of the National Association of Independent Schools, died Nov. 12. He was 61, and had worn multiple hats in the education world.

New Mexico Supreme Court: State Can't Give Textbooks to Private School Students

The state' supreme court struck down, as a violation of the state constitution, a program to lend free textbooks to private school students.

Clinton, GOP Presidential Candidates Weigh in on School Choice

White House hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, and Ben Carson all had plenty to say this week about charter schools and school vouchers.

Feds Overstepped Authority in Louisiana School Voucher Case, Court Rules

A federal appeals court says the Justice Department overstepped its authority in demanding information about the race of students in Louisiana's private-school voucher program.

Six Districts Where 40 Percent or More of Students Attend Charter Schools

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools' annual report identifies cities with large numbers of charter school students both in terms of percentage and raw numbers.

Charters Still Serve Fewer Special Ed. Students, but are More Inclusive

A study finds finds that charter schools serve a smaller proportion of students with disabilities than their district counterparts, but are more likely to place them in general education classrooms.

Would Hillary Clinton be an Anti-Charter School President?

Over the weekend Hillary Clinton, a longtime charter fan, had some tough words for charters, specifically when it comes to equity. And that sent the internet into a bit of a tail spin.

Feds Layer More Restrictions on Millions Going to Ohio's Charter Schools

The U.S. Department of Education has outlined new requirements Ohio must meet in order to access $32 million in federal dollars earmarked for expanding charter schools in the state.

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