Over a half-million California students are now enrolled in charter schools, according to an estimate released today by the California Charter Schools Association.

Charter school advocates in New York City are holding a class outside Tuesday to protest the lack of facilities funding charters receive from the state.

A Q&A on Education Week's special report on the common core math standards.

Los Angeles Unified School District parents will be able to use California's parent-trigger law to improve their children's failing schools, new interim superintendent says.

Initiatives to retain teachers, best practices for closing schools, weeds overrunning Detroit playgrounds, and weed padding the coffers of Illinois charter schools ... all those stories and more are on tap for this week's school choice news roundup.

One of the largest charter school networks, KIPP, is trying to reel in its high teacher turnover rates with more family-friendly policies, according to The Hechinger Report

A bill that would allow home-schooled students to play on public school sports teams is likely to re-emerge in the Missouri legislature. Meanwhile, Pennsylvania lawmakers pass a bill ending district-level oversight of home schoolers.

The state's tax-credit scholarship programs were created as part of law that has been challenged as unconstitutional.

A school voucher program goes before the Colorado Supreme Court next month, three years after a judge first suspended the district-based pilot program.

School choice supporters won big in the 2014 midterm elections this week, and new federal numbers show the charter sector continues to grow.


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