The voucher program, which provides low-income students with up to $12,000 for use at private schools, is no stranger to testy funding battles.
The poll results were unveiled in tandem with a new charter school accountability initiative being spearheaded by the Center for Popular Democracy and In the Public Interest.
The Alabama Accountability Act allows people and businesses to claim tax credits for donations to scholarships for students to use toward private school tuition.
In the wake of poor academic performance, the United Federation of Teachers will shutter the elementary and middle divisions of its charter school.
The annual NAIS conference tackled new issues surrounding blended learning and perennial issues like recruiting students.
Ethnic and gender diversity has been the topic of several sessions at the National Association of Independent Schools' annual conference taking place in Boston this week.
This year's conference is being billed as having a focus on innovation and blended learning, but many other topics are on tap.
Two new reports detail the exponential growth of the state's school voucher program.
The Anaheim City School Board says parent-trigger advocates must collect more signatures to transform a low-performing elementary school into a charter.
Stories on the growing number of minority students in home school and private schools are featured in this week's news roundup.