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November 22, 2016
October 15, 2016
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People ratified on Saturday a proposal put forward by its members calling for a moratorium on charter school growth.
October 07, 2016
Audits of student login and software-usage records at nine Ohio cyber charters found the schools could not justify the full-time attendance of thousands of students.
September 28, 2016
Attendance and login records show that Ohio's Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow was paid for 9,000 students more than it should have been, according to a state audit.
September 12, 2016
From the 25th anniversary of the first charter school law, to major civil rights groups calling for a moratorium on charters, it's been a busy summer for school choice.
August 25, 2016
The state's new division for charter schools will help oversee the reauthorization process, and provide charter schools with fiscal and academic oversight.
August 22, 2016
Oliver dug into some of the most cringe-worthy cases of fraud and academic failure in charter schools across the country on his program Last Week Tonight with John Oliver.
August 15, 2016
States and districts that run virtual schools should ensure those schools follow mandates around such issues as testing and student identification, says a "Dear Colleague" letter from the U.S. Department of Education.
August 11, 2016
Ohio auditor Dave Yost, a Republican, says that virtual schools should be compensated based on what their students learn.
August 09, 2016
The venerable civil rights organization and Black Lives Matter activists are calling for a moratorium on charter school growth.