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November 30, 2018

Can A Private School Receiving Voucher Money Ban a Student Over Dreadlocks?

The ACLU and NAACP have filed formal civil rights complaints against the school for its dress code policies, another case that highlights the blurring lines in public oversight for private schools that accept state aid in the form of vouchers.

December 14, 2016

NAACP President Says Charter School Growth Weakens Public School System

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks talks to Education Week about why the civil rights organization is pushing ahead with its campaign to slow the expansion of charter schools.

June 28, 2016

Education Secretary to Charter Schools: It's Time to Rethink Discipline

Charter schools should rework discipline policies and cut back on suspensions, U.S. Education Secretary John B. King Jr. will say at the National Charter School Conference in Nashville Tuesday.

May 14, 2014

Federal Civil Rights Laws Apply Equally to Charter Schools, Guidance Says

The "Dear Colleague" letter included specific guidance related to admissions, students with disabilities, English-language learners, and discipline.



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