An annual report on the state of public schooling in New Orleans examines a range of issues including changes in student achievement, teacher demographics, and school oversight.
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June 17, 2015
June 12, 2015
Charter school teacher retention rates and graduates' persistence problems are two issues discussed in this weeks Charters & Choice news roundup.
June 11, 2015
Even though Arizona charter schools get less funding than regular district schools, the formula is constitutional.
June 05, 2015
Nevada passed an unprecedented school voucher-like law, while an investigation found Ohio charter schools misspend taxpayer money more than any other public sector.
May 28, 2015
A group of parents from upstate New York say that the state's school funding formula is unconstitutional because it doesn't provide any money for charter school buildings.
May 27, 2015
Authorizing has been getting increased attention lately as some state- and press-led investigations have revealed cases of systematic academic and financial failure in charter schools.
May 19, 2015
The award honors high-performing charter management organizations that serve low-income students of color.
May 18, 2015
Teachers' unions and their allies face numerous hurdles in contesting evolving school choice laws.
May 13, 2015
The report urges a moratorium on new charters until oversight is fixed; meanwhile, a poll finds many New Orleans residents believe charters have improved education in the city.
May 08, 2015
This week's roundup has a technology theme with stories about a virtual charter school in Ohio and a small chain of Bay Area private schools that are harnessing technology in innovative ways.