Charter schools suspend students of color and students with disabilities at higher rates than their peers, a trend that mirrors disparate discipline rates in traditional public schools, a new analysis of federal data finds.
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Indiana climbed five places to bump Minnesota which has held the number one spot since 2010 when the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools first started issuing the report.
November 10, 2015
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools' annual report identifies cities with large numbers of charter school students both in terms of percentage and raw numbers.
November 10, 2015
A study finds finds that charter schools serve a smaller proportion of students with disabilities than their district counterparts, but are more likely to place them in general education classrooms.
October 27, 2015
Students in cyber charters make dramatically less academic progress than their counterparts in regular schools, according to a sweeping new series of reports.
October 20, 2015
The charter school sector hasn't done enough to try new approaches, meaning many charters look similar to one another and to regular district schools.
September 14, 2015
School choice reports released this summer have run the gamut of topics, but charter schooling in New Orleans dominated with this August marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.
August 18, 2015
Education Next and the Harvard Kennedy School found a majority of Americans surveyed support charter schools and school voucher-like programs.
August 04, 2015
Charter schools have driven up student performance in New Orleans in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, according to the Education Research Alliance.
July 15, 2015
Why don't more charter schools offer preschool? A new report from the Fordham Institute examines the barriers to creating such programs.