Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for U.S. Secretary of Education, has a long record of supporting school choice.
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November 23, 2016
November 22, 2016
From troubling research to policy trends to videos for the PBS News Hour, Education Week has been exploring the world of cyber charter schools for 15 years.
November 18, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's biggest education pitch during the presidential campaign was for a $20 billion voucher program that students could use at both public and private schools.
November 17, 2016
In addition to the many Republican stalwarts mentioned as possible education secretary candidates, former D.C. schools boss Michelle Rhee and charter school powerhouse Eva Moskowitz stand out.
November 08, 2016
Supporters of the expensive bid to allow the expansion of charter schools in the state conceded defeat before all voters had been counted.
November 07, 2016
A ballot question on whether to raise the charter school cap in Massachusetts has become the dominant school choice political story of this election.
October 27, 2016
The types of students that enroll in charter schools varies greatly from state-to-state, according to an analysis by the American Enterprise Institute.
October 15, 2016
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ratified on Saturday a proposal put forward by its members calling for a moratorium on charter school growth.
October 07, 2016
Audits of student login and software-usage records at nine Ohio cyber charters found the schools could not justify the full-time attendance of thousands of students.
October 04, 2016
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.