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October 11, 2017

This Charter School Network Is Grading Its Parents Too

One of the largest charter school networks has begun scoring its parents on how well they support their children in school, taking the idea of parent accountability to a new level.

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.

June 12, 2017

For-Profit Charter Schools Show Poor Academic Growth

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.

June 12, 2017

Success Academy Wins Broad Prize for Charter Schools

New York City's largest network of charter schools is often at the center of debate over strict discipline policies in high-performing charter schools.

May 01, 2017

Finalists for Broad Charter Prize Include Success Academy, STEM-Centric Networks

The $250,000 prize is given out by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to reward charter management groups for strong academic outcomes.

April 05, 2017

DeVos' Charter Visit: a Sports-Focused School Backed by Pitbull

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, a major supporter of school choice, will visit a Miami charter school this week, one of her first stops at a charter since joining the Trump administration.

December 07, 2016

Betsy DeVos Helped Create Michigan's Charter Sector. Here's How It's Doing

Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for U.S. Secretary of Education, has played a significant role in shaping Michigan's charter school sector.

October 04, 2016

Audit: How Charter School Management Groups Pose Risks to Federal Funds

The Department of Education's Office of Inspector General found that the relationships between charter schools and charter management organizations in several states lacked controls designed to prevent fraud.

September 29, 2016

U.S. Department of Education Awards $245 Million to Expand Charter Schools

Eight states and 15 charter school networks are named the 2016 grant recipients of the federal Charter Schools Program.

July 18, 2016

The Bizarre Link Between Some U.S. Charters and the Failed Coup in Turkey

Turkey's president is blaming a longtime political foe with alleged ties to dozens of charter schools across the U.S. for a failed military coup.

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