Texas-based Yes Prep and IDEA Public Schools are finalists for the annual Broad Prize along with Success Academy.
The state of Louisiana has been overseeing the majority of New Orleans' schools for over a decade.
Despite more than a decade of letting students choose where to attend high school, students who live in poor neighborhoods of New York City still graduate at far lower rates than their wealthier peers.
The U.S. Department of Education plans to award millions of dollars in grants to 20 nonprofit charter management organizations that primarily serve low-income students.
The seventh annual "Grad Nation" report finds that nontraditional high schools contribute disproportionately to the picture of low graduation rates, and calls for greater attention to these schools, especially since they serve large shares of vulnerable students.
Louisiana lawmakers in both the House and the Senate have approved a bill transferring oversight of New Orleans charter schools from the state to the local school board.
Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James Shelton will direct Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's multi-billion dollar commitment to personalized learning and schools in underserved communities.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a poll showing parents' attitudes towards school choice and charter schools.
Earlier this month, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved the bill, which is sponsored by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah
Walton, a long-time supporter of charter schools, will move its funding and focus to 13 cities as it withdraws from key cities, including Chicago.