The National Association of Independent Schools 2015 Conference in 12 Tweets

The annual NAIS conference tackled new issues surrounding blended learning and perennial issues like recruiting students.


Private Schools Work to Build Diverse Teaching Staffs

Ethnic and gender diversity has been the topic of several sessions at the National Association of Independent Schools' annual conference taking place in Boston this week.


National Private Schools Conference Kicks Off in Boston

This year's conference is being billed as having a focus on innovation and blended learning, but many other topics are on tap.


Indiana Private Schools Could Get Nearly $116 Million in State's Voucher Program

Two new reports detail the exponential growth of the state's school voucher program.


Calif. Parent-Trigger Petition to Overhaul Struggling School Hits Roadblock

The Anaheim City School Board says parent-trigger advocates must collect more signatures to transform a low-performing elementary school into a charter.


Charters & Choice News Roundup: School Choice and Students of Color

Stories on the growing number of minority students in home school and private schools are featured in this week's news roundup.


Michigan's Charter Authorizers Earn Mostly Average Grades in New Report

The final grades administered by Education Trust-Midwest were based on the student academic achievement and growth in the schools authorizers oversee.


Philadelphia Approves First New Charter Schools in Seven Years

The city became the latest battleground over charter school expansion when it accepted 40 applications to open new schools for the first time in seven years.


Achievement Gap Growing in Minnesota Charter Schools, Analysis Finds

The Minnesota Star Tribune review found that similar to traditional district schools, the highest performing charters generally served wealthier families.


Charters & Choice News Roundup: Lava Highlights Ongoing Charter School Issues

This week on the Charters & Choice news roundup: A problem very unique to Hawaii, lava flow, has exposed a well-known issue in the charter sector.


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