The foundation will be distributing the money via grants to people launching new schools aimed at recruiting and serving students from a wider mix of socioeconomic backgrounds.
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July 07, 2017
Some KIPP charter schools in Houston have been accused of telling parents that certain school fees were mandatory when they were not. Nationwide, examples of charter schools charging illegal fees have been few and far between.
May 23, 2017
Very few states so far have outlined specific plans for charter schools in the early submissions of ESSA plans to the U.S. Department of Education, according to a new Education Commission of the States report.
October 27, 2016
The types of students that enroll in charter schools varies greatly from state-to-state, according to an analysis by the American Enterprise Institute.
September 22, 2016
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the Black Alliance for Educational Options organized a group of 160 black educators, advocates, lawmakers and religious leaders to sign a letter to the NAACP.
August 09, 2016
The venerable civil rights organization and Black Lives Matter activists are calling for a moratorium on charter school growth.
February 09, 2016
A new report from The Century Foundation highlights the admissions practices of regular school districts and charters that are designed to foster diversity.
July 31, 2014
With a newly awarded grant from the Newark Charter School Fund, the National Center for Special Education in Charter Schools plans to work to better address the needs of students with disabilities in Newark charter schools.
July 01, 2014
Fourteen charter schools from across the country, all of which maintain socially, culturally, and socioeconomically varied student populations, recently announced the creation of the National Coalition of Diverse Charter Schools.