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August 23, 2016

Support for Charter Schools Stays Steady, But Drops for Vouchers, Poll Finds

Although charter schools are more popular among Republicans than Democrats, the reverse is true for school vouchers, according to a survey by Education Next.

August 22, 2016

Comedian John Oliver Blasts Poor Oversight of Charter Schools

Oliver dug into some of the most cringe-worthy cases of fraud and academic failure in charter schools across the country on his program Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.

August 19, 2016

Attending Texas Charter Schools Hurt Students' Future Wages, Study Finds

Attending a "no excuses" charter school raised students' test scores and four-year college enrollment, but had no significant effect on future earnings.

August 11, 2016

Ohio Must Rethink How Online Charter Schools Are Funded, Says State's Auditor

Ohio auditor Dave Yost, a Republican, says that virtual schools should be compensated based on what their students learn.

August 11, 2016

'Never Trump' Candidate Evan McMullin Says He Supports School Choice

McMullin, a former CIA officer who used to work as a Republican congressional staffer, said school choice benefits students in poverty.

August 09, 2016

Black School Choice Group Pushes Back on NAACP Charter School Moratorium

The venerable civil rights organization and Black Lives Matter activists are calling for a moratorium on charter school growth.

August 04, 2016

Washington's Much-Contested Charter Schools Face Another Legal Challenge

A group of parents backed by organizations that include the Washington Education Association is challenging the latest iteration of Washington state's charter law.

August 03, 2016

Illegal Admission Policies in California Charter Schools Detailed in ACLU Report

The ACLU of Southern California says admissions policies at about 20 percent of California charter schools violate state law.

August 02, 2016

Online Charter Schools: Fast Growth But Spotty Performance in Ohio

Full-time virtual charter school students in Ohio perform worse academically than their peers enrolled in traditional district schools, according to a study commissioned by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.

July 22, 2016

School Choice Gets a Nod at the RNC, But That's About It

Education wasn't necessarily a prominent topic at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week, but when it was mentioned, the focus was on school choice.

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