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March 21, 2018

In Cities With Lots of School Choice, Black Students Have Longer Commutes

That was one among a myriad of findings from an analysis by the Urban Institute of student travel patterns across cities that offer a lot of school choice.

January 30, 2018

Growth of Charter Schools Is Slowing Down. Here's What's Behind the Trend

Soaring real estate prices, teacher shortages, and bruising political battles are likely contributing to the slow down in charter school growth in the San Francisco Bay Area, which researchers say is a microcosm of what's taking place across the country.

November 28, 2017

School Choice Creates Challenges for Parents. What Are Cities Doing to Help?

Many low-income families are at a disadvantage when it comes to navigating lots of public schooling options. And competition between traditional schools and charter schools can get in the way of developing policies that will help.

November 17, 2017

'Precious Little Evidence' That Vouchers Improve Achievement, Recent Research Finds

Several new studies on large-scale voucher programs has complicated debates recently over private school choice—policies which allow families to use public money or aid to attend private schools, including religious ones.

October 04, 2017

Charter Networks Show Big Gains Over Other New York City Schools

A new study from Stanford University compares charter management organizations, independent charter schools, and traditional district schools.

October 02, 2017

Why Have Homeschooling Numbers Flattened Out After a Decade of Growth?

A number of factors could be at play, from the growth of charter schools and private school vouchers, to economic pressures that made it impossible for families to keep one parent at home educating their children.

September 27, 2017

Florida's School Choice Program Drove Up College Enrollment Rates, Study Finds

An Urban Institute study has found that students attending private school with the help of a state-sponsored program in Florida enrolled in college at higher rates than their public school peers, but participation in the program did not boost rates of degree attainment.

September 26, 2017

In State With Robust Private-School Vouchers, Many Families Don't Know They Exist

Despite increased attention brought on by the Trump Administration, a new poll finds many Indiana families are unaware of the state's voucher programs.

September 14, 2017

To Create More Diverse Charter Schools, Walton Foundation Kicks In $2 Million

The foundation will be distributing the money via grants to people launching new schools aimed at recruiting and serving students from a wider mix of socioeconomic backgrounds.

August 15, 2017

Why Has Charter School Popularity Suddenly Dropped Off?

Pollsters hypothesize that the causes may include changing dynamics within the Democratic Party, as well as high-profile debates over charter school expansion.

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