With charter-friendly Republicans now in firm control of both chambers of the legislature, Kentucky could become the 44th state to pass a charter law.
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Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for U.S. Secretary of Education, has played a significant role in shaping Michigan's charter school sector.
December 05, 2016
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November 29, 2016
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November 28, 2016
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November 28, 2016
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools describes its new Charter School Legal Defense Fund as a "watchdog and resource."
November 23, 2016
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for U.S. Secretary of Education, has a long record of supporting school choice.
November 22, 2016
From troubling research to policy trends to videos for the PBS News Hour, Education Week has been exploring the world of cyber charter schools for 15 years.
November 18, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump's biggest education pitch during the presidential campaign was for a $20 billion voucher program that students could use at both public and private schools.
November 17, 2016
In addition to the many Republican stalwarts mentioned as possible education secretary candidates, former D.C. schools boss Michelle Rhee and charter school powerhouse Eva Moskowitz stand out.