The Network for Public Education, which strongly opposes charter schools, also highlights years of problems in the U.S. Department of Education's charter school grant program that were identified in a series of Office of Inspector General reports.
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November 07, 2018
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October 25, 2018
The state's highest court ruled that Washington's charter school law is mostly constitutional, and that charter schools can continue to receive public money.
October 19, 2018
The push to make 1.1 million of Arizona's school children eligible for vouchers has been both contentious and confounding,with questions about whether voters are interpreting the ballot language correctly.
September 18, 2018
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September 17, 2018
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August 28, 2018
Private school choice advocates are worried that tax-credit scholarship programs are getting swept into a crackdown by the Trump Administration on blue states trying to circumvent parts of the new GOP tax law.