New Orleans Test Scores Have 'Shot Up' 10 Years After Katrina, Report Says

Charter schools have driven up student performance in New Orleans in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, according to the Education Research Alliance.


California's New Vaccine Law May Drive Up Homeschooling Numbers

Homeschooling will soon be the only way for parents to avoid California's new vaccination law.


Here's Why Charter Schools in Hawaii are Launching Free Preschool

Several charter schools in Hawaii are opening free pre-K programs with the help of a federal grant.


North Carolina's School Vouchers Ruled Constitutional by State Supreme Court

The state's voucher program gives scholarships to low-income students to use at private schools.


Home-Schooling Oversight Policies Vary Greatly From State to State, Report Says

Regulations for home schoolers vary widely across the country, according to a report from the Education Commission of the States.


Ohio's School Choice Director Resigns After Omitting Failing Grades

Ohio's top school choice official has resigned for not including the failing grades of some online charter schools in their sponsors' evaluations.


Charter School Teacher Turnover: What the Numbers Show (or Don't)

Charter schools are often criticized for high teacher turnover rates, but do the numbers back that claim?


The Head of Tennessee's State-Run Achievement School District to Resign

Achievement School District Superintendent Chris Barbic is stepping down from the helm of the state-run turnaround district, citing health concerns and a need for fresh leadership.


School Choice Expansion Nixed from ESEA Rewrite for the Second Time

South Carolina and Republican Senator Tim Scott's attempt to add Title I portability language to the bill failed.


Charter Schools Haven't Broken Into The Preschool Market, Here's Why

Why don't more charter schools offer preschool? A new report from the Fordham Institute examines the barriers to creating such programs.


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