Louisiana's Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has approved 45 providers to offer classes in a "Course Choice" program, despite a court ruling that puts the system's funding in doubt.
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December 05, 2012
November 28, 2012
The National Association of Charter School Authorizers sets a goal of getting 1 million more children into 3,000 high-performing schools, and shutting down bad ones, over the next five years.
November 21, 2012
Backers of charter schools are asking Congress to re-establish a tax credit they say has been critical in helping some of the independent schools secure funding for facilities.
October 29, 2012
A new Kentucky initiative was previewed on Friday that will allow some districts to have flexibility from laws and regulations regarding curriculum, instruction, structure, scheduling, and funding.
October 15, 2012
The Center for Education Reform argues that model charter school legislation should include multiple authorizers of those schools, and allow for both nonprofit and for-profit organizations to manage them.
October 08, 2012
A group of taxpayers in Georgia is alleging that Fulton and Gwinnett county officials have used public resources to campaign against a Novembe charter schools measure.
October 02, 2012
Georgia's Department of Education places a banner on its website making it clear that the agency has no official position on a controversial charter schools referendum.
September 26, 2012
New Hampshire's board of education recently imposed a moratorium on new charter schools, but the panel's chairman says an agreement is possible to end it.
September 21, 2012
New Hampshire's board of education approves a state moratorium on charter schools, though local applications can still go forward.
September 21, 2012
Kentucky's Supreme Court says that school boards have broad powers to assign students to schools over the wishes of parents, who may want a spot for their children in the nearest one.