A rural district in southern California is the subject of several lawsuits after it authorized charter schools that have opened in neighboring districts, according to LA School Report.
Charter school quality varies widely in Arizona, and on average is no better than regular public schools according to a new study. But comparing averages hides some important nuances.
Charter schools using personalized learning boosted students' math and reading achievement more than schools using traditional educational techniques with students, a new study found.
Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader plan to consider legislation on charter schools or school vouchers in the 114th Congress.
The 2014 midterm elections were a big win for Republicans, but how did they shake out for school choice? Two advocates read the results.
The number of Indiana schoolchildren using vouchers has jumped this year. Meanwhile, Louisiana education department numbers released Monday show that fewer than half of voucher students who took state assessment tests passed.
As private Roman Catholic education has seen a marked decline nationally, schools offering Chinese immersion programs have been on the rise. Those topics and more are covered in this week's edition of the school choice news roundup.
The New Mexico state Court of Appeals has ruled that it is constitutional for the state to provide textbooks to private and religious schools. Meanwhile, the Washington Supreme Court hears legal arguments in a challenge to the state's charter law, and a Louisiana judge says a decision on a lawsuit over charter school funding will be coming soon.
Despite being on opposite sides in the California school chief's race, AFT President Randi Weingarten has worked in concert with the network of charter schools formerly led by Marshall Tuck.
Learn more about the eight states that have staunchly resisted charter-school laws in this special collection of clips produced with Storify.