The state is facing criticism for its charter oversight, including by former U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich who is on a state speaking tour about charter schools.
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April 20, 2017
Sydney Chaffee, a 9th grade humanities teacher at Codman Academy Public Charter School, is believed to be the first educator selected for the honor while teaching in a charter school.
April 19, 2017
Researchers examined charter school applications in four states to determine risk factors for low test scores in the schools' first years of operation.
April 05, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, a major supporter of school choice, will visit a Miami charter school this week, one of her first stops at a charter since joining the Trump administration.
March 29, 2017
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its eighth annual rankings of charter school laws in 43 states and the District of Columbia.
March 29, 2017
Three top CEOs in the charter school world wrote that while they appreciate the president's plan to boost funding for charter schools, Trump needs to rethink his approach to education.
March 27, 2017
President Trump's proposed cuts to major K-12 programs such as Title II would hit charters and private schools in ways that are similar to traditional public schools.
March 22, 2017
Kentucky has officially become the 44th state to allow charter schools after Gov. Matt Bevin signed a measure into law that allows the publicly funded, but independently operated schools.
March 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's proposed federal budget would carve more than $13 billion from federal education spending, but would boost investments on school choice initiatives like vouchers and charter school grants.
March 15, 2017
The number of new charter school openings has dropped dramatically in recent years, perhaps because of a notable decline in the numbers of applications to open new charters. The National Association of Charter School Authorizers is pledging to find out why.