January 2016 Archives

The Success Academies, a network that educates 11,000 children, is the subject of a complaint over its disciplinary practices, which some allege unfairly target students with disabilities.


A proposed bill in Arizona would expand eligibility for a school choice program first passed in 2011 to include all public school students.


Some experts predict micro schools have the potential to shake up the private school sector. But what, exactly, is a micro school?


A distance education home-school program in Alaska has seen consistent growth from rural families.


National School Choice Week highlights all forms of school choice, including charter schools, private schools, and home schooling.


The justices will hear the appeal of a Lutheran church denied a grant from a state program to use recycled tires to build safer playgrounds.


Indiana climbed five places to bump Minnesota which has held the number one spot since 2010 when the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools first started issuing the report.


The plan includes ideas that past Republican presidential contenders and members of Congress have pitched, and even dovetails in some respects with President Barack Obama's K-12 playbook.


The Walton Family Foundation has helped drive significant shifts in how major donors invest in education, explains Teachers College professor Jeffrey Henig in a Q&A with Charters & Choice.


A preliminary injunction blocks implementation of the state's new education savings account program until a final decision is made on its constitutionality.


A second bill proposed by Washington lawmakers would change the source of funding for charter schools.


The Walton Family Foundation says it plans to spend $1 billion over the next five years to support new charter schools and bolster current programs, according to the Associated Press.


A pair of state senators have proposed a bill to fix Washington's charter school law after it was struck down by the state's supreme court.


The 4-year-old investigation looked at whether Milwaukee's voucher program discriminated against students with disabilities.


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