Advocates say the changes to the Charter Schools Program signal that federal policymakers want to support the growth of charter schools around the country.
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December 22, 2015
December 17, 2015
Washington State charter school advocates are strategizing ways to keep schools open after the state's supreme court ruled them unconstitutional in September.
November 30, 2015
The Denver district and high-performing charters in the city are working together to better serve students with significant disabilities.
November 20, 2015
Charter schools are unconstitutional in Washington state, and the state's high court says it will not reconsider its September decision.
November 12, 2015
White House hopefuls Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, and Ben Carson all had plenty to say this week about charter schools and school vouchers.
November 09, 2015
Over the weekend Hillary Clinton, a longtime charter fan, had some tough words for charters, specifically when it comes to equity. And that sent the internet into a bit of a tail spin.
November 03, 2015
Malika Anderson has been appointed the new superintendent of the Achievement School District, Tennessee's state-run turnaround district. She will take over the post from Chris Barbic.
October 30, 2015
After The New York Times revealed a 'Got to Go' list for misbehaving students at a school that is part of the Success Academy charter chain, founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz is again defending her network's strict policies.
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.
October 09, 2015
Governor Baker's bill would round out a three-pronged push by advocates, which also includes a ballot initiative and a lawsuit, to raise the statewide limit on charter schools.