Gov. Inslee Won't Call Special Session to Discuss Charter Schools' Fate

In a letter sent on Friday, Inslee, a Democrat, said he would focus on improving traditional public schools instead of charters, which he said "lack public oversight and accountability."

Voter-Approved Charter School Law Struck Down by Wash. St. Supreme Court

This is the first time in the country that a state Supreme Court has struck down a charter school law, according to a national charter school group.

Home Schooling Advocacy Group Major Force in Shaping Oversight Policies

The Home School Legal Defense Association has been a major force in keeping home schooling regulation at a minimum, according to a story by ProPublica.

Parents and Teachers Should Talk More for Students' Sake, Survey Finds

There's a big communication gap between the two groups when it comes to sharing information about major life events in children's lives, a new survey says.

Parent Revolution Picks Former Principal, TFA Alumnus to Lead Group

The parent-advocacy organization has selected Seth Litt to take over the organization after founder Ben Austin stepped down late last year.

ACLU Lawsuit Aims to Block Nevada's New School Choice Law

The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada says it's filing a lawsuit challenging the state's new school voucher-like program also known as education savings accounts.

Support for Charter Schools, Tax-Credits Remain Strong, But Slips, Poll Finds

Education Next and the Harvard Kennedy School found a majority of Americans surveyed support charter schools and school voucher-like programs.

Private School Parents Want to Be Included in Nevada's New Choice Law

The law allows all public school parents to use state funds to pay for private school tuition and other education-related expenses. How will the state implement it?

California Parents May Choose Homeschooling to Avoid New Vaccine Law

Parents in California might choose to homeschool their kids to avoid the strict vaccine laws.

School Choice Boosted Test Scores in New Orleans Post-Katrina, Study Finds

Charter schools have driven up student performance in New Orleans in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, according to the Education Research Alliance.

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