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May 02, 2012

Another Look at Charter Schools' Administrative Costs

An author takes another look at research and says that urban charters spend less on administration than traditional public schools do, despite claims to the contrary.

April 30, 2012

Fast-Track Academic Path Approved in Florida

A Florida law will require that schools give parents more information about accelerated course options, including skipping courses and grades if students can show they're academically ready.

April 24, 2012

Missouri Charter Schools at Heart of Legislative Push, and Controversy

Charter schools in Missouri would be allowed to expand beyond Kansas City and St. Louis, under a proposal being considered by state lawmakers.

April 23, 2012

Rhee Urges Tenn. Governor to Veto Bill on Charter Teachers

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam is considering a measure to restrict the hiring of foreign workers on visas that charter schools. Michelle Rhee is urging him to veto it.

April 16, 2012

Unexpected Barriers to Vouchers

Chester E. Finn, a former Reagan administration official and supporter of vouchers, sees a complex array of vouchers impeding or at least complicating their growth.

March 29, 2012

Tenn. Lawmakers Ponder Limits on Foreign Workers in Charters

Legislation would bar Tennessee charter schools from hiring foreign workers on temporary visas for more than 3.5 percent of their total staff.

March 21, 2012

Michelle Rhee Talks Vouchers

Michelle Rhee says her organization, StudentsFirst, will advocate for relatively limited private school voucher programs, which target low-income students in struggling schools, not more expansive "universal vouchers."

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