An audit of charter schools in Pennsylvania found that six charters have received about $550,000 in improper lease reimbursements, among other violations, over the past seven years.
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March 14, 2013
March 13, 2013
An analysis of charter school performance in five cities across the U.S. found that charters outperformed their district counterparts but lagged behind statewide performance.
March 12, 2013
Students in charter schools in Florida outpace their regular school peers on the FCAT and closing the achievement gap.
March 07, 2013
The National Association of Charter School Authorizors releases its "2012 Index of Essential Practices," which surveys charter school authorizers to see how they stack up.
March 06, 2013
A new report from the Broad foundation has outlined the policies and practices of the YES Prep charter school network.
February 28, 2013
Charter schools in Massachusetts outperformed regular public schools there, with Boston-area charters making significant gains in math and reading, a new report finds.
February 27, 2013
Students in KIPP schools outperformed their district counterparts in math, reading, science, and social studies, a new study has found.
February 26, 2013
High-profile charter school leader Steve Barr is not only tackling school turnaround in New Orleans, he's pursuing a new, non-charter effort to provide better secondary school choices to middle class families in Los Angeles Unified
February 26, 2013
A new report from Education Week compares discipline policies in traditional public schools with those of charter schools.
February 22, 2013
Charter school students gain, on average, an additional month of learning in reading and five additional months of learning in math than their public school peers.