More than 75,000 people signed a petition penned by a New York City mother frustrated that thousands of children attend chronically underperforming public schools.
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Parent-trigger law co-author Gloria Romero alleges that Anaheim, Calif., parents are being harassed in their bid to transform their low-performing school into a charter.
November 12, 2014
Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.
November 06, 2014
Speaker of the House John Boehner and Republican Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell say school choice legislation will be a priority during the 114th Congress.
October 07, 2014
A report of the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarship Program found that disadvantaged students were less likely to use vouchers and some scholarships went unused.
September 17, 2014
After the closure of 49 schools in 2013, some Chicago Public Schools' parents say they are concerned about classroom overcrowding and $50 million in district budget cuts this year.
September 12, 2014
Protestors take to the streets in Newark to show their dissatisfaction with Superintendent Cami Anderson and the school district's new reorganization plan.
September 10, 2014
The PTA should make sure the 2016 presidential candidates seriously address the nation's education issues, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in Nashville, Tenn.