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January 16, 2015

New York City Parents Seek Action to Improve Failing Schools

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.

December 30, 2014

Probe Sought in Allegations of Harassment at Potential Parent-Trigger School

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

Pa. Parents, Districts Ask Court to Declare School Funding Unconstitutional

Pennsylvania's governor and General Assembly are being sued for failing to adequately fund the state's schools.

November 06, 2014

Republican Leaders Will Push School Vouchers, Charters on Federal Level

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

Report Finds D.C.'s Neediest Students Use School Vouchers at Lower Rates

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

Some Chicago Parents Say School Closures Created Problems

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

Parents and Students Continue to Protest Newark Enrollment Plan, Superintendent

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

Duncan Urges PTA to Promote Education Issues in 2016 Presidential Election

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.

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