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February 10, 2014

School Choice Changes Debated in Alaska

Lawmakers in the nation's largest state are debating policy changes that could expand charter schools and pave the way for a private school voucher program there.

July 17, 2013

If Independent Schools Had to Go Away: A Thought Experiment

I undertook this experiment with some trepidation, but it seemed worthwhile to try to play out the independent schools skeptics' position, just to see where it might lead. I can't say that I'm sold on the idea. I still believe there are plenty of ways that St. Basalt's School and its kin can and do serve the public good.

April 03, 2013

Bill to Expand Charters in Miss. Passes House, Senate

The bill will allow a state authorizing board to approve up to 15 charter schools each fiscal year, but no students are allowed to cross district lines to enroll.

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 22, 2013

Charter School Bill to Be Introduced in Miss. House

The Mississippi Senate passed a charter school bill last week that would greatly expand charters there.

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