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October 15, 2014

Parent-Trigger Group Touts Student Academic Gains, Though Data Limited

A parent advocacy group cites recent test score gains as promising early indicators of the so-called parent-trigger law's potential in California.

October 09, 2014

Survey Finds Parents Mixed on Schools, Teachers' Unions, Improvement Strategies

Most parents are satisfied with their community schools, but unsure on what path schools should take to improve, according to the results of a new national poll from Education Post.

October 07, 2014

Report Finds D.C.'s Neediest Students Use School Vouchers at Lower Rates

A report of the District of Columbia's Opportunity Scholarship Program found that disadvantaged students were less likely to use vouchers and some scholarships went unused.

October 02, 2014

New Website Aims to Compare Ohio Charters, Districts for Parents

Charter critics and advocates in Ohio debate the usefulness of a new online website comparing charter schools to traditional public school districts.

October 01, 2014

New York City Parents Set to Rally for Quality Schools

An education advocacy group is holding a rally Thursday in New York City and mounting a multimedia campaign to press for more quality schools.

September 06, 2014

Parent Frustration Over Newark Student-Enrollment Plan Mounts

Some Newark, N.J, parents opt to keep their kids home on the first day of school to protest the district's new student enrollment plan.

August 27, 2014

New Ranking Grades State School Voucher Programs

A new report from the Center for Education Reform ranks states based on the quality of their school voucher programs.

August 21, 2014

New North Carolina Voucher Program Blocked By Judge

North Carolina Superior Court Judge Robert Hobgood has ruled that the state's school voucher program is unconstitutional

August 15, 2014

Los Angeles District Says Federal Waiver Puts Parent-Trigger Law on Hold This Year

The author of California parent-trigger law's author criticizes Los Angeles Unified School District for refusing to accept parent petitions mandating changes at poorly performing schools this year.

August 11, 2014

Several Mich. Charter School Authorizers May Lose Power to Open New Schools

11 of Michigan's 40 charter school authorizers face possible suspension for poor oversight.

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