The Republican governor, who's in a close election fight with Democrat Jason Carter, wants state lawmakers to explore how to expand charter schools, and is looking to a fellow Republican governor for inspiration.
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September 12, 2014
February 03, 2014
The state-run Newark district has been roiled recently by conflicts about charter-school expansion and school closures.
December 10, 2013
The proposed bill from a state Republican lawmaker would allow certain institutes of higher education to authorize charter schools in Pennsylvania.
November 25, 2013
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.
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.