The National Association of Charter School Authorizers estimates that 232,000 students are attending better schools after the closing of 200 low-performing charters and the opening of 490 new ones.
A new anti-charter school website called "Cashing in on Kids" tracks five charter school operators.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has withdrawn previously approved colocation proposals for some charter schools.
Rocketship Education, which operates a network of blended learning elementary schools, will be opening seven new schools in 2015-16, including two in Washington.
Charter schools in three of the nation's largest school districts are facing changes to how they operate.
A superior court judge in North Carolina has ruled to suspend the voucher program until a pair of lawsuits challenging it have been resolved.
While the North Carolina voucher program makes its way through the legal system, lawmakers in Alaska and Indiana debate voucher programs there.
Several issues complicate the creation of funding formulas for virtual charter schools, says a new primer published by the Education Commission on the States.
The state's House of Representatives and Senate approved parallel bills to create a voucher program for special education students yesterday.
California led the way both in new charter school openings and closings in the 2013-14 school year, says a report from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.