After Texas adopted stricter rules for charter schools, student academic performance in the sector is climbing. These findings may add more fodder to the debate over whether government should play a bigger role in regulating and shutting down charter schools.
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Charter schools run by nonprofit groups outperform their for-profit counterparts, potentially adding fuel to a growing debate among advocates over the role of for-profits in the charter sector.
May 14, 2017
A new poll finds most people know little about charter schools and private-school vouchers, despite the high-profile attention school choice has received under President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
May 03, 2017
In its bipartisan budget deal, Congress inserted language that will prohibit the use of the most-rigorous scientific research methods for new evaluations of the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship program.
April 19, 2017
Researchers examined charter school applications in four states to determine risk factors for low test scores in the schools' first years of operation.
February 03, 2017
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools estimates there are 3.1 million students enrolled in nearly 7,000 charter schools nationally.
December 13, 2016
While all parents are generally satisfied with their childrens' schools, those whose kids attend private schools are the most pleased, according to new analyses from the journal Education Next.
November 04, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics released a report with estimates on home schooler numbers and characteristics.
September 12, 2016
From the 25th anniversary of the first charter school law, to major civil rights groups calling for a moratorium on charters, it's been a busy summer for school choice.
August 23, 2016
Although charter schools are more popular among Republicans than Democrats, the reverse is true for school vouchers, according to a survey by Education Next.