Ohio Lawmakers Pass Bill Overhauling State's Troubled Charter School Sector

Charter school critics and advocates alike have been calling for a rewrite of Ohio's charter law.

D.C.'s Voucher Program Gets Boost From Departing Speaker Boehner

The D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program isn't up for renewal this year, but the departing House Speaker seems to want to make doubly sure it stays on the books.

Charter and School Choice Leaders React to Arne Duncan Resignation

Under Arne Duncan, the Department of Education has helped support and expand charter schools through grant programs including the Investing in Innovation Fund and the Charter Schools Program.

Indiana Officials Say They Will Follow Title I Charter School Funding Rules

The Indiana Department of Education will follow federal rules to make sure all charter schools receive the appropriate amount of Title I funding.

Education Dept. to Charter Schools: Here's Millions in Grants, Be More Responsible

The U.S. Department of Education is awarding millions under the Charter School Program to fund new charters and expand high-performing networks.

Changes to Federal Poverty Aid Dollars for Indiana Charter Schools Under Scrutiny

Indiana's state superintendent, Glenda Ritz, is asking the feds to clarify funding guidelines after two U.S. congressmen raised questions over cuts to charter schools' Title I dollars.

Pope Francis' Visit to NYC Catholic School Highlights Unique Charter-Like Network

Pope Francis's visit to a school in New York City highlights how Catholic schools are evolving to survive after decades of substantial declines in enrollment.

Will Charters Take Over Most of Los Angeles' Schooling Landscape?

The Los Angeles Times obtained a memo detailing a proposal backed by the Broad Foundation to double the number of charter schools in L.A.

What Do Parents Think About Algorithms Choosing Schools for Their Kids?

Common enrollment systems are billed as a way to help families navigate school choice, but these policies have drawn strong criticism from some parents.

KIPP Schools Boost Student Achievement But Not Motivation, Study Says

A new study of KIPP, a large charter network serving mainly low-income black and Hispanic students, finds that its schools continue to have a positive impact overall on student achievement, and yet they show no effect on student motivation, engagement, or behavior.

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