Charter schools suspend students of color and students with disabilities at higher rates than their peers, a trend that mirrors disparate discipline rates in traditional public schools, a new analysis of federal data finds.
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March 10, 2016
The Washington legislature passed a bill to make the state's charter school law constitutional on the final day of the session.
December 09, 2015
Those are the findings from two separate reports released this week by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute and the National Association for of Charter School Authorizers.
November 05, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education has outlined new requirements Ohio must meet in order to access $32 million in federal dollars earmarked for expanding charter schools in the state.
November 02, 2015
The Ohio legislature passed HB2 in early October, revamping the way the state regulates charter schools following reports of widespread corruption, financial mismanagement, and poor academic outcomes among some of the state's schools.
October 19, 2015
The National Association of Charter School Authorizers' conference focuses not so much on charter schools, but the groups that have the power to approve new schools and shut down failing ones.
October 15, 2015
A proposed bill would Washington D.C.'s sole authorizer more power to dig into the finances of charter school operators.