August 2015 Archives

The Home School Legal Defense Association has been a major force in keeping home schooling regulation at a minimum, according to a story by ProPublica.


Obama said "New Orleans is coming back better and stronger." Bush called the city a "beacon for school reform."


The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada says it's filing a lawsuit challenging the state's new school voucher-like program also known as education savings accounts.


Historically, the Milwaukee schools have been reluctant to sell vacant facilities, especially to potential competitors that could siphon off its students - and state funding. But new legislation is forcing the district's hand.


Education Week's special series on New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina examines how drastically public schools have changed in the city.


Education Next and the Harvard Kennedy School found a majority of Americans surveyed support charter schools and school voucher-like programs.


The law allows all public school parents to use state funds to pay for private school tuition and other education-related expenses. How will the state implement it?


The National Alliance for Public School Authorizers has created the Charter Operator Tracker for Florida authorizers, which are primarily school districts.


The charter school network BASIS will open a private school in Shenzhen, China, in what the organization hopes will lead to further international expansion.


A Los Angeles charter school network tried blocking teacher unionizing efforts, says California's Public Employment Relations Board.


Charter schools have driven up student performance in New Orleans in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, according to the Education Research Alliance.


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