In this Q&A, the head of the country's largest charter advocacy group discusses what the recent Los Angeles school board elections mean for charter schools locally and nationally.
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May 24, 2017
May 24, 2017
Although school choice was a clear winner in President Trump's proposed budget, many school choice advocates were hesitant in their support of the spending plan.
May 23, 2017
Very few states so far have outlined specific plans for charter schools in the early submissions of ESSA plans to the U.S. Department of Education, according to a new Education Commission of the States report.
May 17, 2017
A new majority of pro-charter members will now oversee the nation's second largest school district, long a battleground in the larger fight over the expansion of charter schools.
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 12, 2017
Charter school advocates are calling the bill "historic."
May 10, 2017
Charter schools receive an average of 29 percent less in funding than traditional public schools, a new study from the University of Arkansas shows.
May 04, 2017
A non-profit coalition that advocates for public schools is suing to void the charter of the Seven Oaks Classical School, a charter that was authorized by an evangelical Christian college.
May 01, 2017
The $250,000 prize is given out by the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation to reward charter management groups for strong academic outcomes.
April 26, 2017
The state is facing criticism for its charter oversight, including by former U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich who is on a state speaking tour about charter schools.