Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon, a Democrat, signs into a law a measure that will allow for charter school expansion in his state, but also create tighter regulation of the sector.


New Hampshire lawmakers overrode a veto by the governor to create a new system to provide tax credits in support of private school vouchers for students.


The Mind Trust, an Indianapolis-based charter school advocacy group, is giving two awards in a competition designed to help new, promising charter school models get off the ground.


A Texas charter schools association and parents are challenging the state's funding system as unfair in court, a move that follows a series of lawsuits brought by traditional school systems making similiar arguments.


State officials should create clearer standards for authorizing and reviewing charter schools, in order to make sure that poor-performing ones can be shut down, argues David Osborne, the author of a new paper published by the Progressive Policy Institute.


A report by a working group of charter schools teachers offers strategies for reducing teacher turnover in charter schools.


The Broad Foundation, which awards a prize for urban education, announces a first-ever award for charter school management organizations, and the winner is the YES Prep network, out of Houston.


Fewer of the public schools that have relatively big populations of students with disabilities tend to be charter schools, according to a new federal study.


Congressional lawmakers this week said they'd reached a deal with the Obama administration to allow for growth in the D.C. voucher program, but the U.S. Department of Education says it's not so.


A federal report says that charter schools enroll fewer students with disabilities than traditional public schools, citing several likely factors for that disparity.


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