Parents at Struggling L.A. School Invoke Parent-Trigger Law for Second Time

Parents at 20th Street Elementary dropped a parent-trigger initiative in June after reaching an agreement with the Los Angeles Unified School District, but now say LAUSD hasn't delivered.


Denver Gets High Marks for School Choice in Brookings Report

Denver is the first large school district to receive an A grade from the Brookings Institution's annual Education Choice and Competition Index.


It's Catholic Schools Week: Here's a (Brief) Update on How the Sector Is Doing

This week marks the 42nd annual national Catholic Schools Week, and a lot has changed in the Catholic schooling landscape in the U.S.


New York City Special Education Parents File Complaint Against Success Academy

The Success Academies, a network that educates 11,000 children, is the subject of a complaint over its disciplinary practices, which some allege unfairly target students with disabilities.


School Vouchers for All: Arizona Could Follow in Nevada's Footsteps

A proposed bill in Arizona would expand eligibility for a school choice program first passed in 2011 to include all public school students.


What Is a Micro School? And Where Can You Find One?

Some experts predict micro schools have the potential to shake up the private school sector. But what, exactly, is a micro school?


Home Schooling is on the Rise in Alaska

A distance education home-school program in Alaska has seen consistent growth from rural families.


National School Choice Week Kicks Off on Sunday

National School Choice Week highlights all forms of school choice, including charter schools, private schools, and home schooling.


U.S. Supreme Court to Review Case That Could Affect Private School Choice

The justices will hear the appeal of a Lutheran church denied a grant from a state program to use recycled tires to build safer playgrounds.


Indiana Unseats Minnesota in Charter School Law Ranking

Indiana climbed five places to bump Minnesota which has held the number one spot since 2010 when the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools first started issuing the report.


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