A group of parents from upstate New York say that the state's school funding formula is unconstitutional because it doesn't provide any money for charter school buildings.
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May 28, 2015
May 27, 2015
Authorizing has been getting increased attention lately as some state- and press-led investigations have revealed cases of systematic academic and financial failure in charter schools.
May 19, 2015
The award honors high-performing charter management organizations that serve low-income students of color.
May 18, 2015
Teachers' unions and their allies face numerous hurdles in contesting evolving school choice laws.
May 13, 2015
The report urges a moratorium on new charters until oversight is fixed; meanwhile, a poll finds many New Orleans residents believe charters have improved education in the city.
May 08, 2015
This week's roundup has a technology theme with stories about a virtual charter school in Ohio and a small chain of Bay Area private schools that are harnessing technology in innovative ways.
April 29, 2015
A Nevada lawmaker wants to clarify whether school district police or regular local police are responsible for responding to emergency calls from charter schools.
April 17, 2015
While Tennessee's parent-trigger law fizzles, Texas lawmakers moved forward with a bill that could increase the number of schools eligible for sweeping changes, including charters.
April 15, 2015
Two state senators, one Democrat and one Republican, introduced a bill that would require more transparency and oversight in the state's charter sector.
April 10, 2015
Backfilling, or replacing students who leave schools in the middle of their elementary, middle or high school careers, could become a new battle front in the debate over whether charter schools are equitably serving students.