Leaders in New Orleans' charter school system face constant pressure to increase enrollment, though few are employing strategies that substantially improve their schools, a new study finds.
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March 25, 2015
March 18, 2015
Most urban charter schools are not "pushing out" students with special needs to improve scores, finds a new Stanford University study.
June 30, 2014
New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.
March 24, 2014
Negotiations have restarted on the Education Sciences Reform Act, a child-care bill sailed through the Senate, and a bipartisan charter school bill is in the works.
March 17, 2014
Connections Education LLC, a Pearson company, gets Maine's first virtual charter school contract, causing some concern in the state about Pearson's influence.
March 12, 2014
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House education committee, and Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the panel, are working to combine forces on a bill to bolster charter schools, sources say.
January 24, 2014
A study controls for teachers' background characteristics to arrive at a better understanding of the differences between teachers' experiences in charters and traditional public schools in one Texas district.
January 08, 2014
Washington-based think tank the Brookings Institution released its annual report ranking 107 school districts based on how well school choice can thrive.
December 27, 2013
A $15 million donation by philanthropists Marilyn and Jim Simons will provide the cornerstone of a $45 million campaign to expand and support the East Harlem Tutorial Program.
December 02, 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.