The annual leadership conference for the groups that approve and oversee charter schools is taking place this week.
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October 20, 2014
October 16, 2014
Choice, for all its pitfalls, does offer a glimmering hope of countering school segregation. Julian Vasquez Heilig and I consider a choice plan that might work.
October 10, 2014
This week's news roundup features soul searching articles on the state of K-12 education improvement efforts and stories on the gritty details—busing and buildings among them—of school choice.
October 08, 2014
The federal government is awarding nearly $40 million to charter schools in 12 states with the aim of helping high-performing charter operators expand.
October 08, 2014
StudentsFirst, the K-12 advocacy group founded by Michelle Rhee, named Jim Blew, an adviser to the Walton Family Foundation, as its new president in an Oct. 7 vote.
October 06, 2014
Last week, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a thoughtful report about the health of charter schooling by state. I think it's valuable, and offer three suggestions for future iterations.
October 03, 2014
Some speculate the decision to put off new proposals this fall is related to next year's mayoral election.
October 02, 2014
Charter critics and advocates in Ohio debate the usefulness of a new online website comparing charter schools to traditional public school districts.
October 01, 2014
A new report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools finds states' charter laws and implementation don't always align well.
September 30, 2014
A teachers' union in Louisiana is suing to block state funding from going to some charter schools, according to The Times Picayune.