New Jersey Parents Will Receive Opt-Out Guidance From State Officials

Garden State lawmakers pass a resolution rather than a law to address how students are supervised once they choose to opt out of state testing.


Home-Schooling Families Face Vastly Different Regulations From State to State

Regulations for home schoolers vary widely across the country, according to a report from the Education Commission of the States.


North Carolina Supreme Court Upholds State's School Voucher Program

The state's voucher program gives scholarships to low-income students to use at private schools.


Court Upholds Parent-Trigger Petition at California School

Parents of students at Palm Lane Elementary School in Anaheim successfully challenged the school board's rejection of their petition seeking to convert the school into a charter.


Parent Checklist Flags Key Questions for Boosting Advocacy

The U.S. Department of Education and several organizations have released a checklist of questions for parents seeking to ensure their children are receiving a quality education.


Head of Tennessee's State-Run Achievement School District to Resign

Achievement School District Superintendent Chris Barbic is stepping down from the helm of the state-run turnaround district, citing health concerns and a need for fresh leadership.


School Choice Expansion Fails Again to Make it Into ESEA Rewrite

South Carolina and Republican Senator Tim Scott's attempt to add Title I portability language to the bill failed.


Wisconsin Students with Disabilities Have New Voucher Option

The Wisconsin special needs vouchers will be for students with disabilities who were denied an opportunity to transfer to another district under the state's open-enrollment policy.


School Vouchers Make Brief Appearance in ESEA-Rewrite Debate

The U.S. Senate nixed a proposal that would have let Title I dollars follow students to the public or private school of their choice.


National PTA Names New President

Laura Bay, a former educator and a parent of three, will serve as president over 4 million PTA members for the next two years.


Follow This Blog

Advertisement

Most Viewed on Education Week

Categories

Archives

Recent Comments