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.
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December 02, 2013
November 14, 2013
Julie Mead, a researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, casts doubt on a recent study's conclusion that charter schools do not 'counsel out' students with special needs.
August 21, 2013
While nearly 70 percent of those surveyed back charter schools, the same number are against allowing public dollars to flow to private schools.
August 20, 2013
Over the past five years, 12 new charter schools have opened on Native American reservations, says a new analysis.
August 06, 2013
In response to increased competition from charter schools, many districts have pursued partnerships with them, says an Education Next article.
July 15, 2013
A lawsuit in Washington state, scrutiny over the performance of charter schools and voucher programs, and a new charter association top the school choice headlines.
June 18, 2013
Students in Illinois' charter schools learn significantly more than their regular public school peers in both reading and math, says Stanford's CREDO.
June 05, 2013
The Maine Senate has passed a moratorium on virtual charters there, and New Jersey's education chief has denied two virtual charters permission to open.
June 04, 2013
A debt-saddled Michigan school district underwent a bold experiment this year, transitioning to a charter district run by a for-profit charter management company.
May 13, 2013
The number of students on waiting lists for charter schools in Texas changes depending on how and when the surveys are conducted.