Foes of the 2012 state law allowing charters say it runs afoul of the state constitution, but its defenders say it's a key piece of the state's education policy shift.
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November 25, 2013
July 09, 2013
A coalition of K-12 advocacy groups has filed a lawsuit against Washington state's new charter law, alleging it is unconstitutional.
May 09, 2013
Massachusetts and Texas lawmakers are considering whether to lift caps on the number of charter schools.
April 30, 2013
The Florida Senate voted down proposed parent-trigger legislation by a 20-20 vote for the second straight year.
April 29, 2013
A video featuring Florida parents supporting "parent-trigger" legislation has caused controversy in the state.
April 15, 2013
Significant changes to teacher pay, charters, and tax credit scholarships are still up in the air in statehouses this year.
April 05, 2013
Montana lawmakers are considering bills that would allow charter schools and tax-credits for private-school tuition in the state.
February 28, 2013
A coalition of groups in Washington state has threatened a lawsuit challenging the new voter-approved law allowing charter schools.
February 04, 2013
Foes of the Common Core State Standards want states to innovate and non-traditional public schools to avoid the increased "regulation" from the common core.
January 30, 2013
Both the Mississippi house and senate have passed bills to expand the number of charter schools in 2013, but there are significant differences between them.