The New Mexico state Court of Appeals has ruled that it is constitutional for the state to provide textbooks to private and religious schools. Meanwhile, the Washington Supreme Court hears legal arguments in a challenge to the state's charter law, and a Louisiana judge says a decision on a lawsuit over charter school funding will be coming soon.
Despite being on opposite sides in the California school chief's race, AFT President Randi Weingarten has worked in concert with the network of charter schools formerly led by Marshall Tuck.
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A Manhattan charter school that pays its teachers annual salaries of $125,000 and offers weekly professional development posted big gains after four years, despite a rocky start, according to new research.
Attendees at this year's National Association of Charter School Authorizers' annual conference share their insights on Twitter.
KIPP, one of the largest national charter school networks, intends to open nine new schools in L.A., and more than double itscurrent enrollment to 10,000 students by 2020.
Closing down chronically low-performing charter schools is necessary, but requires a deft approach to minimize disruption to students, educators, and communities, charter school experts say.
The annual leadership conference for the groups that approve and oversee charter schools is taking place this week.
It's the innovation issue of the Charters & Choice weekly news roundup. On tap are stories ranging from innovative programs to innovative "school house" designs.
Mississippi's new statewide board charged with overseeing its charter schools has hired its first executive director.