Milwaukee's independent charters outperformed the district, but still fell below the state's expectations.
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September 24, 2013
September 18, 2013
A new statewide teacher evaluation policy does not explicitly define how it applies to charters, leaving many confused about its implications.
September 17, 2013
Addison Wiggin says the only things charters do well is restrict teachers' unions power and line the pockets of their investors in a Forbes article.
September 12, 2013
Spokane Public Schools will be the first district in Washington State allowed to approve charter schools.
September 10, 2013
In New York City, charters can no longer reserve seats for at-risk students, and in Louisiana, Gov. Jindal vows to fight against a lawsuit to stop vouchers in certain districts.
September 05, 2013
A study finds no statistical evidence that charter schools are "pushing out" low-performing students at a rate higher than traditional public schools.
September 03, 2013
Corruption charges against the founder of PA Cyber Charter could reinvigorate calls for reform in how the state's cyber charter schools are funded and authorized.
August 30, 2013
The money will go toward expanding the network of high-performing charter schools.
August 22, 2013
Charter school teacher salaries in DC, a push to create charters in Kentucky, an audit of a Pa. charter school, and a critique of a charter school study topped headlines on the independent public school sector this week.
August 21, 2013
While nearly 70 percent of those surveyed back charter schools, the same number are against allowing public dollars to flow to private schools.