An analysis shows it costs 44 percent more to bus Ohio charter school students to class than it costs to bus students to their neighborhood school.
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February 27, 2014
Educators, entrepreneurs, parents and teachers are invited to share ideas about how to create a New Orleans school with "more engaging, personalized experiences for students."
January 29, 2014
Grants awarded through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are designed to help charters and traditional districts work through issues that have traditionally sparked friction between the two sectors.
November 26, 2013
The number of for-profit operators of charter schools continues to grow, though they are far outnumbered by nonprofit managers, a report finds.
September 09, 2013
An Australian researcher says evidence from his country demonstrates relying on market forces to improve education is not a reliable strategy to boost learning.
January 31, 2013
Charters schools that received grants and loans through an organization called the Charter School Growth Fund produced strong learning gains, a nationwide study found.
October 29, 2012
The state doesn't allow charter schools, but new law will give district-run schools greater autonomy.
October 17, 2012
Next Generation Learning Challenges awards $5.4 million to 13 higher ed and grades 6-12 blended learning models from around the country.
September 21, 2012
The school fired four of its top management officials earlier this week.
August 27, 2012
Voters will decide whether to expand a math-tutoring program currently used in low-performing schools through a Harvard-affiliated turnaround initiative.