KIPP, one of the largest national charter school networks, intends to open nine new schools in L.A., and more than double itscurrent enrollment to 10,000 students by 2020.
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October 22, 2014
October 20, 2014
The annual leadership conference for the groups that approve and oversee charter schools is taking place this week.
October 10, 2014
This week's news roundup features soul searching articles on the state of K-12 education improvement efforts and stories on the gritty details—busing and buildings among them—of school choice.
October 08, 2014
The federal government is awarding nearly $40 million to charter schools in 12 states with the aim of helping high-performing charter operators expand.
October 08, 2014
StudentsFirst, the K-12 advocacy group founded by Michelle Rhee, named Jim Blew, an adviser to the Walton Family Foundation, as its new president in an Oct. 7 vote.
October 03, 2014
Some speculate the decision to put off new proposals this fall is related to next year's mayoral election.
October 02, 2014
Charter critics and advocates in Ohio debate the usefulness of a new online website comparing charter schools to traditional public school districts.
September 30, 2014
A teachers' union in Louisiana is suing to block state funding from going to some charter schools, according to The Times Picayune.
September 29, 2014
The Pritzker Taubert Family Foundation is committing about $3 million in college scholarships for undocumented youth who will graduate from Chicago's Noble Network of Charter Schools.
September 26, 2014
A look back at the week in school choice news and beyond. From the "original charter school promise" to the early days of the home school movement to the most-banned books of the last decade, here is this week's Charters & Choice news roundup.