Ohio auditor Dave Yost, a Republican, says that virtual schools should be compensated based on what their students learn.

McMullin, a former CIA officer who used to work as a Republican congressional staffer, said school choice benefits students in poverty.

The venerable civil rights organization and Black Lives Matter activists are calling for a moratorium on charter school growth.

A group of parents backed by organizations that include the Washington Education Association is challenging the latest iteration of Washington state's charter law.

The ACLU of Southern California says admissions policies at about 20 percent of California charter schools violate state law.

Full-time virtual charter school students in Ohio perform worse academically than their peers enrolled in traditional district schools, according to a study commissioned by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

Two lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of Nevada's sweeping new school choice law are scheduled to be heard back-to-back by the state's supreme court Friday.

Among the findings: Middle school parents were willing to travel a half-mile farther to go to a school if 50 percent of students are the same race as their children. But they were willing to drive even farther to avoid having their children be in a small minority.

Education wasn't necessarily a prominent topic at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, but when it was mentioned, the focus was on school choice.

Turkey's president is blaming a longtime political foe with alleged ties to dozens of charter schools across the U.S. for a failed military coup.


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