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March 22, 2016

Shopping Around for Charter Authorizers Is a Growing Problem, Report Says

Authorizer shopping is when a charter school switches overseers to avoid getting shut down, and it's a problem that needs policymakers' attention, says a new report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers.

March 03, 2016

Kentucky Lawmakers File Bills to Allow Charter Schools in the State

A new pro-charter school governor might help Kentucky lawmakers finally get a charter bill over the finish line this year.

February 04, 2016

Denver Gets High Marks for School Choice in Brookings Report

Denver is the first large school district to receive an A grade from the Brookings Institution's annual Education Choice and Competition Index.

January 08, 2016

Washington Lawmakers Propose Second Bill to Save State's Charter Schools

A second bill proposed by Washington lawmakers would change the source of funding for charter schools.

October 22, 2015

Charter School Enrollment Policies Fuel Discussion at National Authorizer Meeting

What role authorizers play in making sure schools have fair enrollment practices was the topic of lively discussion at a national conference for authorizers in Denver this week.

October 20, 2015

Charter Schools Aren't Innovative Enough, Says Report From Pro-Charter Group

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.

October 19, 2015

Charter School Authorizers Gather in Denver for Annual Conference

The National Association of Charter School Authorizers' conference focuses not so much on charter schools, but the groups that have the power to approve new schools and shut down failing ones.

June 19, 2015

Washington State's First Charter School Wins Reprieve

The Washington State Charter School Commission has given the state's first charter another shot at proving it can provide a sound education to students.

February 19, 2015

Michigan's Charter Authorizers Earn Mostly Average Grades in New Report

The final grades administered by Education Trust-Midwest were based on the student academic achievement and growth in the schools authorizers oversee.

November 06, 2014

California School District Under Fire for Sponsoring Charter Schools

A rural district in southern California is the subject of several lawsuits after it authorized charter schools that have opened in neighboring districts, according to LA School Report.

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