In the wake of poor academic performance, the United Federation of Teachers will shutter the elementary and middle divisions of its charter school.
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March 02, 2015
February 21, 2015
The Anaheim City School Board says parent-trigger advocates must collect more signatures to transform a low-performing elementary school into a charter.
February 19, 2015
The city became the latest battleground over charter school expansion when it accepted 40 applications to open new schools for the first time in seven years.
February 17, 2015
The Minnesota Star Tribune review found that similar to traditional district schools, the highest performing charters generally served wealthier families.
February 13, 2015
This week on the Charters & Choice news roundup: A problem very unique to Hawaii, lava flow, has exposed a well-known issue in the charter sector.
February 10, 2015
The original complaint in 2010 claimed students with disabilities were largely left behind in the massive post-Katrina school choice reform efforts that turned most of the city's public schools into charters.
February 06, 2015
A judge says that objections must be addressed before a proposed settlement can go forward in a 2010 complaint alleging discrimination against students with disabilities.
February 05, 2015
The head of the influential Philadelphia School Partnership told the Philadelphia Inquirer that he hopes the $35 million will "take the cost issue off the table for the district."
February 04, 2015
Speaking at an event in Washington for the release of the Brookings Institution's 2014 Education Choice and Competition Index, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said to "put the money in the kid's backpack."
February 03, 2015
Districts across the country have sought to forge such ties, but Florida's effort is unique because it's being led by the state.