Advocates for multigenerational programs believe that funding for parent education efforts also should increase with federal investments to expand preschool options.

A federal judge reaffirms his order that Louisiana must provide data regarding students served by its private-school voucher program to the U.S. Department of Justice.

The event, which drew representatives from the research and philanthropic communities, focused on family-engagement methods intended to involve parents in their children's education far beyond the annual parent-teacher conference.

The D.C. Association of Chartered Public Schools, alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday, that since 2008 the District of Columbia has shortchanged its charter schools by about $770 million.

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., a potential presidential contender, expressed his support for school choice policies at the National Urban League's annual conference.

The conservative TV host had parents in his studio and in movie-theater audiences as he led a strategy session for how to get states to withdraw from the common standards.

Charter school authorizing, caps, and closures are among a group of policy trends highlighted in a report on charter laws by the Education Commission of the States.

The School Redesign Initiative will give parents, teachers, educators, and community organizations the opportunity to propose ideas to transform the city's traditional neighborhood public schools.

The Florida Education Association says it plans to take legal action over a new law expanding the state's tax-credit scholarship program.

Louisiana's school voucher program has grown by 30 percent since it expanded statewide in 2012.


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