Almost 80 percent of students in New Orleans now attend charters, according to the latest tally from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
In his 2014 legislative agenda, Indiana's Republican Gov. Mike Pence unveiled a plan to support charters with facilities and teacher subsidies, and create pre-K vouchers.
Charter school operators competing for federal grants are getting a first look at what the U.S. Department of Education would like to see in this year's applications.
The number of for-profit operators of charter schools continues to grow, though they are far outnumbered by nonprofit managers, a report finds.
Foes of the 2012 state law allowing charters say it runs afoul of the state constitution, but its defenders say it's a key piece of the state's education policy shift.
A federal judge on Friday ruled that the federal government has the right to oversee Louisiana's private-school voucher assignments to ensure they do not harm desegregation plans, news reports say.
Much media attention is being paid to the impact of charter schools on local districts in Pennsylvania as the state senate works to change the charter school law.
Families are now able to apply to all district-run and most charter schools through a system that generates one single, best offer for each student.
Amid heated political rhetoric from Gov. Bobby Jindal, Louisiana and the Justice Department head to federal court Friday over the state's private school voucher program.
A new report points to charter schools as part of the reason for a decline in faith-based private schools and calls for an expansion of voucher programs.