The Mississippi Senate passed a charter school bill last week that would greatly expand charters there.
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January 22, 2013
January 18, 2013
John E. Chubb's appointment as the next president of the National Association of Independent Schools is sparking some backlash from private school educators.
January 17, 2013
The Center for Education Reform has released its 14th annual charter school law rankings and scorecard.
January 15, 2013
More than 6,000 charter schools serve 2.3 million students across the U.S., according to new data released by the national charter schools organization.
January 14, 2013
Charter school students in Michigan, and in Detroit in particular, are outpacing their traditional public school peers, according to a new study by a Stanford University research center.
January 08, 2013
In the last three school years, charter schools in Washington have expelled 676 students, compared to only 24 students expelled by DCPS.
January 03, 2013
The two states are merging their charter school associations to create the Northeast Charter Schools Network.
January 02, 2013
A small, project-based charter school in Kansas which integrates agricultural concepts into curricula is raising money to expand in order to accommodate more students.
December 28, 2012
In 2012, states approved broad policy changes to expand charters and private school vouchers, even as those school models came under criticism and scrutiny.
December 20, 2012
Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and Sen. Dan Patrick outlined an education reform plan that includes lifting caps on charters and starting tax-credit scholarships.