School vouchers were used during the Jim Crow era to perpetuate segregation post Brown v. Board of Education, says a new report from the Center for American Progress.
Some KIPP charter schools in Houston have been accused of telling parents that certain school fees were mandatory when they were not. Nationwide, examples of charter schools charging illegal fees have been few and far between.
The school board in Florida's Broward County has voted to sue over a new education law that requires school districts to share property tax revenue with charter schools
Law professor Steven Green says that although the Supreme Court didn't blow the lid off of state constitutional bans on church aid, it did open the door a bit.
For school voucher supporters hoping the Supreme Court's decision in the Trinity Lutheran case would dismantle major barriers to expanding voucher programs, Monday's ruling didn't offer much clarity.
In results likely to add fuel to an already fiery debate over President Trump's planned expansion of private school vouchers, new evaluations show mixed results for voucher students in Indiana and Louisiana.
In Betsy DeVos' warning to charter school advocates that they risk becoming the education establishment that they rebelled against, a broader philosophical debate in the charter movement is revealed.
Charter schools run by nonprofit groups outperform their for-profit counterparts, potentially adding fuel to a growing debate among advocates over the role of for-profits in the charter sector.
New York City's largest network of charter schools is often at the center of debate over strict discipline policies in high-performing charter schools.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Netflix founder and CEO Reed Hastings, and the Walton Foundation's education director, Marc Sternberg, will address the annual gathering in Washington.