New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.
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June 30, 2014
June 26, 2014
Requests for E-rate funding are 79 percent higher for charter school buildings than traditional school buildings for 2014-15.
June 02, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the operators with defrauding investors in a $37.5 million bond offering for school construction by failing to disclose conflicts of interest.
April 04, 2014
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.
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.