November 2016 Archives

The aviation-themed charter high school founded by Richard DeVos Jr. performed better than just 32 percent of other public schools in Michigan in 2014.

Will billionaire Betsy DeVos' nomination as Education Secretary be a boon for school choice at the expense of traditional public schools? Here's what we know.

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools describes its new Charter School Legal Defense Fund as a "watchdog and resource."

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for U.S. Secretary of Education, has a long record of supporting school choice.

From troubling research to policy trends to videos for the PBS News Hour, Education Week has been exploring the world of cyber charter schools for 15 years.

President-elect Donald Trump's biggest education pitch during the presidential campaign was for a $20 billion voucher program that students could use at both public and private schools.

In addition to the many Republican stalwarts mentioned as possible education secretary candidates, former D.C. schools boss Michelle Rhee and charter school powerhouse Eva Moskowitz stand out.

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he'll help lawmakers get the state's embattled school voucher-like program properly funded.

Supporters of the expensive bid to allow the expansion of charter schools in the state conceded defeat before all voters had been counted.

A ballot question on whether to raise the charter school cap in Massachusetts has become the dominant school choice political story of this election.

The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics released a report with estimates on home schooler numbers and characteristics.


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