Alabama is one of only eight states without a charter school law, although several school choice advocates think the state will be the next domino to fall.

Parents will submit petitions to district officials Wednesday that would clear the way for them to transform their children's low-performing Anaheim school into a charter.

Utah, Iowa, New Hampshire, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania have lifted requirements for home schooling families, reports The New York Times

State lawmakers are revving up for their legislative sessions, and school choice-related bills are popping up, including a Wisconsin proposal to turn failing schools into charters.

Whether you're an urban, suburban, or rural-based school leader, or a district, charter or private school principal, we want you to send us pictures taken throughout the day on Wednesday, Jan. 7.

Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democrat, has asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to compare numerous outcomes between the voucher-receiving schools and local public schools.

Also featured in this week's news roundup: how legal challenges are affecting Alabama's new tax-credit scholarship program, and how to home school in a 'tiny house'.

The Columbus Dispatch reports that only 11 new schools opened last year, compared to over 50 in 2013.

From straight-up accusations of charter school fraud to misspent voucher funds, here are the most clicked-on stories on this blog, this year.

Challengers backed by the state's teachers' union argued that the new law, which loosens eligibility requirements for the state's tax-credit scholarship program, was unconstitutional.


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