Some charter schools in New Orleans are helping their alumni persist through college with specialized staff and programs.
March 2016 Archives
Sean "Diddy" Combs joins a small group of rappers and athletes who have ventured into the charter school sector.
A retooled bill would limit the new phase of expansion of Arizona's education savings account program to children from families who qualify for the federal free and reduced-price meals program.
Chicago Public Schools has filed a lawsuit against the state's charter school commission over its decision to overturn the district's decision to close three charter schools.
Authorizer shopping is when a charter school switches overseers to avoid getting shut down, and it's a problem that needs policymakers' attention, says a new report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers.
Legislators in four states have introduced parent-trigger bills this year, but none of those proposals have moved forward so far.
Charter schools suspend students of color and students with disabilities at higher rates than their peers, a trend that mirrors disparate discipline rates in traditional public schools, a new analysis of federal data finds.
The recommendation comes as the state faces a $2 billion budget deficit after tax cuts under the former governor and decreased revenues due to the fall in oil prices.
Oklahoma lawmakers will not consider legislation this session to create an education savings account program.
The Washington legislature passed a bill to make the state's charter school law constitutional on the final day of the session.
Nebraska is one of eight states without charter school laws, but an Omaha parent group wants to change that.
After a contentious last few months between the district and charter supporters, Los Angeles Unified School District's new superintendent, Michelle King, says she's open to collaborating with the city's charter schools.
A new pro-charter school governor might help Kentucky lawmakers finally get a charter bill over the finish line this year.