Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is considering a measure to restrict the hiring of foreign workers on visas that charter schools. Michelle Rhee is urging him to veto it.
Linda Serrato, who has worked for Parent Revolution, a group that supports "parent trigger" proposals, is going to work for the Obama campaign.
Former Minnesota state Sen. Ember Reichgott Junge says policymakers need to focus more on what's working, and what's not in charter schools, to provide lessons to traditional public schools.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has concerns about a bill that would restrict charters' ability to hire foreign workers, a spokesman said.
Chester E. Finn, a former Reagan administration official and supporter of vouchers, sees a complex array of vouchers impeding or at least complicating their growth.
President Obama's 2013 budget cut the District of Columbia voucher program by $20 million, and House Speaker John Boehner isn't happy.
A bill that awaits Gov. Bill Haslam's signature would require Tennessee charters to post online information about meetings, policies adopted, curriculum, and other issues.
A strong majority of Detroit families have considered a range of public school choices, and 59 percent of them have students enrolled in an alternative to the assigned public schools, a survey shows.
Defying popular perception, charter schools in Michigan spend nearly $800 more per student on administration and $1,100 less on instruction than traditional publics, a pair of authors find.
Louisiana lawmakers approve a broad school voucher expansion, and an Oakland, Calif., school facing