The ACLU of Southern California says admissions policies at about 20 percent of California charter schools violate state law.
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August 03, 2016
August 02, 2016
Full-time virtual charter school students in Ohio perform worse academically than their peers enrolled in traditional district schools, according to a study commissioned by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute.
July 18, 2016
Turkey's president is blaming a longtime political foe with alleged ties to dozens of charter schools across the U.S. for a failed military coup.
July 12, 2016
The 15,000-student Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow warned it may be forced to close if its funding is adjusted to reflect actual student login times.
July 11, 2016
K12 Inc. reached a settlement agreement with California's state attorney general, who alleged the company misled parents about the academic record of charter schools it manages.
June 16, 2016
A new report outlines the challenges facing the online-only schools and offers recommendations to hold their authorizers accountable for student performance and financial decisions.
April 22, 2016
The legislation seeks to return public schools—all of them charters—now overseen by the Recovery School District to the Orleans Parish School Board within the next three years.
April 01, 2016
A new report by the Annenberg Institute for School Reform shows that about 60 percent of Massachusetts charter schools have no parents on their governing boards.
March 24, 2016
Chicago Public Schools has filed a lawsuit against the state's charter school commission over its decision to overturn the district's decision to close three charter schools.
March 22, 2016
Authorizer shopping is when a charter school switches overseers to avoid getting shut down, and it's a problem that needs policymakers' attention, says a new report from the National Association of Charter School Authorizers.