A Washington state ballot item that paves the way for charter schools drew support from traditionally conservative, rural parts of the state.
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November 20, 2012
November 16, 2012
A pair of incumbents on the Adelanto, Calif., school board, which is at the center of a "parent trigger" battle, are on the verge of losing their seats.
November 15, 2012
The Los Angeles Unified School Board has rejected a measure that would have put a temporary moratorium on charter schools, a proposal driven in part by a board member's concerns about charters' record serving special needs students.
October 29, 2012
A new Kentucky initiative was previewed on Friday that will allow some districts to have flexibility from laws and regulations regarding curriculum, instruction, structure, scheduling, and funding.
October 23, 2012
Federal education officials are questioning Pennsylvania's attempt to change rules on how charter schools are evaluated.
October 15, 2012
I'll be taking a month of leave, but the blog posts will keep coming on Charters & Choice.
October 15, 2012
The Center for Education Reform argues that model charter school legislation should include multiple authorizers of those schools, and allow for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations to manage them.
October 12, 2012
The chairman of New Hampshire's House Education Committee has written a letter to the state's board of education, urging it to start approving charters schools again, despite a moratorium.
October 09, 2012
A report by Gotham Schools raises questions about whether a union-led charter school in New York City will be forced to close for academic reasons.
October 08, 2012
A group of taxpayers in Georgia is alleging that Fulton and Gwinnett county officials have used public resources to campaign against a Novembe charter schools measure.