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June 2015 Archives
The Colorado Supreme Court decided Douglas County's Choice Scholarship Program is unconstitutional.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools President and CEO Nina Rees discusses trends and issues in the sector at the 2015 National Charter Schools Conference in New Orleans.
The report, which was released this week by the American Federation of Teachers and In the Public Interest, was accompanied by a petition calling for more transparency and accountability in the charter school sector.
Despite declining enrollment and unstable leadership, Washington state's first charter school has another year to prove that it can provide a sound education for children.
A research paper from the Brown Center on Education at Brookings makes some preliminary conclusions about the characteristics of students and school districts where test refusal is prevalent.
The Eva Longoria Foundation hosts a meeting in Los Angeles to bring funders and practitioners together to increase the reach of parent-engagement strategies nationwide.
Parents in Anaheim, Calif., believe they have enough valid petition signatures to force school district officials to transform their children's elementary school into a charter.
Examining the differences among school voucher programs, tax-credit scholarship programs, and education savings accounts is important since more state laws include these school-choice strategies.
Researchers and educators share their opinions and insight into the grassroots-driven national test-refusal movement in a special Commentary section in Education Week
Another parent-trigger campaign is underway at a California school, but this time it appears teachers are publicly backing parents to oust their principal.
Family-engagement advocates who have worked on the sidelines say there are signs that more districts are implementing system-wide strategies to effectively involve parents.
New York City public school parents will be able to monitor their children's academic performance using a new, mobile-friendly digital account.
Under Nevada's new law, 93 percent of students in the state will be eligible for the program.
Parents of students attending a struggling Los Angeles Elementary School accept a comprehensive school reform plan from the Los Angeles Unified School District.