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January 05, 2015

Congressman Asks for Federal Review of Milwaukee's School Voucher Program

Rep. Mark Pocan, a Democrat, has asked the U.S. Government Accountability Office to compare numerous outcomes between the voucher-receiving schools and local public schools.

December 18, 2014

States Using Common Core Face Challenge Communicating With Public, GAO Reports

What's more, states have the same concerns about college-and-career-aligned assessments, whether they are participating in one of two federally-funded consortia or not.

November 15, 2013

GAO Report Finds Major Flaws in Implementation of D.C. Voucher Program

The Government Accountability Office has issued a report detailing weaknesses in the management and implementation of District of Columbia's voucher program.

September 30, 2013

Study: Why So Few Special Needs Students in N.Y.C. Charters?

Families of children with special needs are less likely to apply and enroll their children in charter schools, a new study has found.

August 15, 2013

GAO: Many Charter Schools Are Not Reporting Data on ELLs

More than a third of charter schools in 2010-11 left blank fields where ELL enrollment data should have gone, a GAO report says.

February 06, 2013

GAO Examines Challenges Facing Charters on Military Bases

A Government Accountability Office review examines the operations, and the challenges facing eight charter schools in place on U.S. military bases.


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