A Washington state ballot item that paves the way for charter schools drew support from traditionally conservative, rural parts of the state.


A task force in Tennessee recommends that if the state creates a new voucher program, the eligibility be limited to students from poor families.


A pair of incumbents on the Adelanto, Calif., school board, which is at the center of a "parent trigger" battle, are on the verge of losing their seats.


The Los Angeles Unified School Board has rejected a measure that would have put a temporary moratorium on charter schools, a proposal driven in part by a board member's concerns about charters' record serving special needs students.


The charter schools director for the Las Vegas district says officials there have welcomed recent charter enrollment growth.


Georgia's Legislative Black Caucus is joining a lawsuit alleging that a voter-approved amendment to expand avenues for charter school approval was misrepresented on the ballot.


A Florida judge has overturned a $155 million award to a former charter school principal who said she was unjustly fired in 2006.


A jury has awarded a former charter school principal $155 million in damages related to being dismissed from her job, but the decision is being challenged.


A new Kentucky initiative was previewed on Friday that will allow some districts to have flexibility from laws and regulations regarding curriculum, instruction, structure, scheduling, and funding.


Parents at Desert Trails Elementary School in Adelanto, Calif., recently chose a charter operator to take over their children's failing elementary school in what is the first implementation of the state's "parent trigger" law.


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