A panel of charter school experts testified on a multitude of charter school issues, including facilities funding, accountability, and closures.
The KIPP network in New Jersey tapped historic tax credits in order to help purchase and renovate an 1880s school building.
Those cities, along with several other across the United States, are exploring innovative schools as a way to compete with charter schools.
Robert Runcie, the superintendent of Broward County schools in Florida, is one of the leaders profiled in a new Education Week report.
The National Association of Charter School Authorizers estimates that 232,000 students are attending better schools after the closing of 200 low-performing charters and the opening of 490 new ones.
A new anti-charter school website called "Cashing in on Kids" tracks five charter school operators.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has withdrawn previously approved colocation proposals for some charter schools.
Rocketship Education, which operates a network of blended learning elementary schools, will be opening seven new schools in 2015-16, including two in Washington.
Charter schools in three of the nation's largest school districts are facing changes to how they operate.
A superior court judge in North Carolina has ruled to suspend the voucher program until a pair of lawsuits challenging it have been resolved.