A non-profit group's proposal would support 160,000 students in low-income areas in all types of public schools, not just the expansion of charter schools recommended earlier.
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June 16, 2016
June 14, 2016
On the 25th anniversary of the passage of the nation's first charter-school law, in Minnesota, an Education Week special report looks at how the movement has changed.
June 09, 2016
A new study found that vouchers programs rarely cover full tuition and sometimes force families to give up rights under IDEA, but parents see their benefits anyway.
May 19, 2016
Parents in the Sunshine State will be able to move children more easily across district lines under a law that goes into effect starting next year.
May 10, 2016
A 3rd grader is being turned away from his charter school because of a desegregation agreement that forbids suburban black students from attending city charter schools.
May 09, 2016
A story in Chalkbeat Detroit illustrates how school choice can create burdens for families, who must travel far to go to schools outside their neighborhoods.
May 06, 2016
Democratic Gov. Gina Raimondo proposes to allow traditional public schools to be free of certain regulations, including opening up enrollment outside their neighborhoods.
May 05, 2016
St. Louis Public Schools filed a lawsuit to recover tax money for desegregation programs, but charter school parents say they should keep getting those funds.
April 29, 2016
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released a poll showing parents' attitudes towards school choice and charter schools.
April 28, 2016
Walton, a long-time supporter of charter schools, will move its funding and focus to 13 cities as it withdraws from key cities, including Chicago.