Eight states and 15 charter school networks are named the 2016 grant recipients of the federal Charter Schools Program.
September 2016 Archives
The decision was based on how the voucher-like program is financed, not on the program itself, which is unprecedented in its scope.
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools and the Black Alliance for Educational Options organized a group of 160 black educators, advocates, lawmakers and religious leaders to sign a letter to the NAACP.
"Providing quality information to clarify requirements and responsibilities—including adapting to emerging trends—is a key federal internal control," a Government Accountability Office report states.