August 2014 Archives

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has overturned a lower court's ruling that the school choice program was unconstitutional.

A Florida teachers' union is backing the second lawsuit in two months challenging the state's tax-credit scholarship program.

A new report from the Center for Education Reform ranks states based on the quality of their school voucher programs.

NEA President-elect, Lily Eskelsen Garcia is visiting a California charter school to talk about organizing efforts.

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."

Over 60 percent of respondents said they favored charter schools even though many of them did not know basic facts about how charters work.

The state's highest court will consider whether the law approved by voters in 2012 is constitutional in a challenge by the state teachers' union, school administrators, and others.

The author of California parent-trigger law's author criticizes Los Angeles Unified School District for refusing to accept parent petitions mandating changes at poorly performing schools this year.

Mounting common-core criticism in North Carolina is mentioned by some parents as a factor in choosing to home school their children, one advocate says.

The magazine has a first-person account of a family whose sons set their own educational agendas.

Study of test scores from students receiving tax-credit scholarships in Florida to attend private schools shows little change in their learning gains from previous years.

11 of Michigan's 40 charter school authorizers face possible suspension for poor oversight.

Authorizing has been a growing focus of charter school policy lately, and that fact is of particular significance to another trend: multistate charter school networks such as the San Jose, Calif.-based Rocketship.

The former District of Columbia schools chancellor will serve on the board of St. Hope Public Schools, a charter organization founded by her husband, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.


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