As the charter sector grows, more parents and teachers have the option to choose between a charter school and a traditional district school. For an Education Week Twitter chat, we talked to parents, teachers and administrators about their motivations for choosing—or not choosing—a charter.
Why did you choose a charter school? Why not? Whether you're a parent or a teacher, we want to hear from you about the motivations behind your school choice during an Education Week and Education Week Teacher Twitter chat tonight.
Washington's first charter school opens Wednesday in Seattle despite a legal challenge to the state's new charter law.
The New Hampshire Supreme Court has overturned a lower court's ruling that the school choice program was unconstitutional.
A Florida teachers' union is backing the second lawsuit in two months challenging the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
A new report from the Center for Education Reform ranks states based on the quality of their school voucher programs.
NEA President-elect, Lily Eskelsen Garcia is visiting a California charter school to talk about organizing efforts.
North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional because the program does not "accomplish a public purpose."
Over 60 percent of respondents said they favored charter schools even though many of them did not know basic facts about how charters work.
The state's highest court will consider whether the law approved by voters in 2012 is constitutional in a challenge by the state teachers' union, school administrators, and others.