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February 27, 2014

New N.Y.C. Mayor Rescinds Co-Location Agreement With Some Charter Schools

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has withdrawn previously approved colocation proposals for some charter schools.

February 12, 2014

Charter School Student Population Tops 2.5 Million

California led the way both in new charter school openings and closings in the 2013-14 school year, says a report from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

December 10, 2013

New Report: Majority of New Orleans, Detroit Students in Charters

Almost 80 percent of students in New Orleans now attend charters, according to the latest tally from the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.

October 16, 2013

Charter Boom May Have Negative Fiscal Impact on Districts, Report Says

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.

October 02, 2013

Feds Provide More Guidance on Title I Allocations for Charters

Charter advocates say the guidance will provide more equitable funding for new and greatly expanding charter schools.

August 22, 2013

Push For Charters Underway in Kentucky

Charter school teacher salaries in DC, a push to create charters in Kentucky, an audit of a Pa. charter school, and a critique of a charter school study topped headlines on the independent public school sector this week.

July 19, 2013

Title I Money Would Follow Students to Charters Under U.S. House Bill

The ESEA bill would allow Title I funds to follow students to the school of their choice, including charter schools.

January 29, 2013

Report: 2012 Brought Political Victories, New Laws for Charters

The fourth annual National Alliance for Public Charter School's ranks Minnesota's charter school law as the strongest in the country.

January 15, 2013

Number of Charter Schools Tops 6,000

More than 6,000 charter schools serve 2.3 million students across the U.S., according to new data released by the national charter schools organization.


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