D.C. School Vouchers Once Again Caught Up in Federal Fiscal Fight

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.


Voters Want Less Charter School Growth and More Regulation, Survey Finds

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.


Alabama's Private School Choice Program Ruled Constitutional

The Alabama Accountability Act allows people and businesses to claim tax credits for donations to scholarships for students to use toward private school tuition.


Union-Led Charter School in N.Y.C. Closing For Poor Performance

In the wake of poor academic performance, the United Federation of Teachers will shutter the elementary and middle divisions of its charter school.


The National Association of Independent Schools 2015 Conference in 12 Tweets

The annual NAIS conference tackled new issues surrounding blended learning and perennial issues like recruiting students.


Private Schools Work to Build Diverse Teaching Staffs

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.


National Private Schools Conference Kicks Off in Boston

This year's conference is being billed as having a focus on innovation and blended learning, but many other topics are on tap.


Indiana Private Schools Could Get Nearly $116 Million in State's Voucher Program

Two new reports detail the exponential growth of the state's school voucher program.


Calif. Parent-Trigger Petition to Overhaul Struggling School Hits Roadblock

The Anaheim City School Board says parent-trigger advocates must collect more signatures to transform a low-performing elementary school into a charter.


Charters & Choice News Roundup: School Choice and Students of Color

Stories on the growing number of minority students in home school and private schools are featured in this week's news roundup.


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