Like many home schooling military parents, Lindsay Jobe says that teaching her children at home gives the family educational stability during frequent relocations and flexibility when her husband Clifford is home from deployment.

Parents who choose to teach their children at home are often stereotyped as devout Christians, but families from many religious backgrounds are drawn to home schooling as a means of incorporating religious studies into students' education.

Educators at dozens of Los Angeles Unified's affiliated charter schools are expected to strike Monday with their traditional public school counterparts as a contract dispute remains unsettled.

Private schools in New York soon will be required to report suspected sexual abuse of students in their schools to law enforcement, bringing the independent schools under the same rules as public schools.

Charters were significantly less likely to respond to inquiries that said a child had severe disabilities. But all schools were less likely to respond to a parent with a Hispanic sounding name.

The ACLU and NAACP have filed formal civil rights complaints against the school for its dress code policies, another case that highlights the blurring lines in public oversight for private schools that accept state aid in the form of vouchers.

Parents often turn to school finder or school shopping websites when choosing a school for their child. How much can the layout and design of a website affect the choices parents make? Quite a bit, according to a working paper from Mathematica Policy Research.

Noble Charter Schools CEO and founder is leaving the network over a "pattern of inappropriate behavior" toward young women connected with the network.

Proposition 305 had become one of the most contentious ballot-box battles over school choice in the 2018 midterm elections. But its loss is not necessarily a defeat for school choice advocates.

A California election for an education post is smashing campaign spending records again, largely fueled by wealthy charter school boosters and teachers' unions.


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