Demand for charter seats spikes as Boston debuts an online system that allows parents to submit a single application for multiple charter schools.
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March 07, 2017
March 02, 2017
Two charter supporters and two critics discussed the merits of charter schools during a live-streamed debate that will be turned into a national radio show and podcast.
February 21, 2017
A King County, Wash., judge ruled that the plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging Washington state's charter-school law didn't demonstrate that charter schools are unconstitutional.
February 16, 2017
With legislative sessions now underway in many states, there's not much action so far around virtual charter schools—either in pushes to expand them or efforts to regulate them more.
February 16, 2017
In her first public address as a confirmed member of President Donald Trump's administration, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos chose to speak to members of the Magnet School Association of America.
February 15, 2017
Although Betsy DeVos' confirmation as education secretary highlighted the debates over school vouchers and charter schools, it's in statehouses where most school choice education policy is made.
February 09, 2017
The U.S. Government Accountability Office found that charter schools in the District of Columbia are suspending and expelling students at significantly higher rates than the national average.
February 07, 2017
Billionaire school choice advocate Betsy DeVos squeaked across the finish line to win Senate confirmation as President Donald Trump's secretary of education, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking the tie.
February 03, 2017
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools estimates there are 3.1 million students enrolled in nearly 7,000 charter schools nationally.
February 02, 2017
In written responses to a key Democratic senator, the nominee for education secretary used those figures to argue that full-time online charter schools are a valuable option for families.