Policymakers interested in improving schools play a critical role. We remain open to the hope that the Governor of New York State believes his solutions are well informed. But, we do not see "bad teachers" as the problem.
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January 25, 2015
January 09, 2015
Low-performing school districts in Kentucky will be the target of a charter school pilot program under proposed legislation being penned by state lawmakers this year.
December 09, 2014
If you were hoping that Congress would add the Education Sciences Reform Act to the list of bills it will pass during this short lame duck session, you're going to be disappointed.
September 07, 2014
The standards are new. The evaluation systems are new. Everyone has to learn something. Now even those who put them in place in the first place are rethinking the accountability timeline.
May 21, 2014
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools has released its annual report, detailing its charter success stories at the federal and state levels.
May 14, 2014
U.S. Senators Edward Markey and Orrin Hatch released a "discussion draft" of a bill that would overhaul the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, or FERPA.
April 28, 2014
School reform efforts, especially blended-learning charters like Rocketship Education, could negatively impact students in Wisconsin, a new paper argues.
April 08, 2014
Charter advocates gathered today in Springfield to protest the introduction of ten bills that they say would restrict the startup and growth of charter schools in Illinois.
April 04, 2014
Lawmakers in Miss. and Tenn. vote down efforts to expand school choice, four new charters are approved in Connecticut, and other school-choice news from the week.
April 01, 2014
The charter school bill is likely to look similar to a bill that passed the House by a huge bipartisan margin of 365-54 back in 2011.