Measuring the progress of charters that serve alternative populations is challenging and ill-defined in most places, says a new report.
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October 23, 2013
October 15, 2013
The growth of charter schools could put fiscal stress on regular school districts, especially if they are in economically challenged areas, says a new report.
September 23, 2013
Milwaukee's independent charters outperformed the district, but still fell below the state's expectations.
May 23, 2013
Boston-area charter school students outperform their regular public school peers on state tests, are more likely to take AP tests, and are more likely to go to four-year colleges.
May 10, 2013
The report explores growth and innovation in the charter sector.
March 28, 2013
A new brief from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute suggests three changes to governance laws to support the growth of high-performing charter school networks.
March 27, 2013
Increased access to online learning, particularly at the district level, has states working to help school systems improve the delivery and quality of online courses.
March 22, 2013
A new report released today by the National Catholic Education Association found that while 28 new schools opened, 148 were closed or consolidated in 2012-13.
March 21, 2013
While only six states earned an A or B on the ed-tech advocacy group's report card, 152 laws were passed in 2012 to support digital learning.
March 13, 2013
An analysis of charter school performance in five cities across the U.S. found that charters outperformed their district counterparts but lagged behind statewide performance.