Closing down chronically low-performing charter schools is necessary, but requires a deft approach to minimize disruption to students, educators, and communities, charter school experts say.
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October 22, 2014
August 21, 2014
Ray Salazar: When students can have access to schools closer to a parent's job, a caretaker's home, a safer neighborhood, or a school easily accessible to public transportation, low-income students stand a better chance of stability.
June 26, 2014
Plans for the first charter school to open in Cheatham County, Tenn., were shot down by the local school board.
June 10, 2014
In a stunning upset, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost in the Republican primary for the 7th District of Virginia on Tuesday to Tea Party challenger Dave Brat.
June 02, 2014
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the operators with defrauding investors in a $37.5 million bond offering for school construction by failing to disclose conflicts of interest.
June 02, 2014
The Mississippi Charter School Authorizing Board has approved the state's first charter school.
May 27, 2014
A New Jersey state lawmaker wants to rework the state's charter school approval process.
March 17, 2014
Some Maine residents and lawmakers are worried about the implications of Pearson's involvement, through Connections Education LLC, in the state's first virtual charter school.
February 25, 2014
Charter schools in three of the nation's largest school districts are facing changes to how they operate.
February 19, 2014
Several issues complicate the creation of funding formulas for virtual charter schools, says a new primer published by the Education Commission on the States.