Several issues complicate the creation of funding formulas for virtual charter schools, says a new primer published by the Education Commission on the States.
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February 19, 2014
February 12, 2014
California led the way both in new charter school openings and closings in the 2013-14 school year, says a report from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
February 10, 2014
Lawmakers in the nation's largest state are debating policy changes that could expand charter schools and pave the way for a private school voucher program there.
February 05, 2014
The foundation has provided start-up funds for one in four charter schools around the country.
February 04, 2014
Charter advocates in New York City are headed to Albany today to protest changes to charter policy by new mayor Bill de Blasio.
January 31, 2014
Eight charter schools have been approved to open in Washington State by Spokane Public Schools and the Washington Charter Schools Commission.
January 30, 2014
Grants awarded through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are designed to help charters and traditional districts work through issues that have traditionally sparked friction between the two sectors.
January 29, 2014
Policymakers should avoid charter school caps, provide more flexibility, and ensure equitable access to funding to support rural charter schools, according to a new report.
January 29, 2014
New non-regulatory guidance for the U.S. Department of Education's Charter School Program permits charters to hold weighted lotteries for disadvantaged children.
January 28, 2014
The composition of the ten states with the strongest charter-school law didn't change much, according to the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.