Sarah Tully, a longtime education reporter brings her experience and first-hand perspective on the topic to her new role as K-12 Parents and the Public blogger.
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February 16, 2016
January 29, 2016
A proposed bill in Arizona would expand eligibility for a school choice program first passed in 2011 to include all public school students.
November 20, 2015
Charter schools are unconstitutional in Washington state, and the state's high court says it will not reconsider its September decision.
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 05, 2015
Under Arne Duncan, the Department of Education has helped support and expand charter schools through grant programs including the Investing in Innovation Fund and the Charter Schools Program.
September 14, 2015
In a letter sent on Friday, Inslee, a Democrat, said he would focus on improving traditional public schools instead of charters, which he said "lack public oversight and accountability."
September 08, 2015
This is the first time in the country that a state Supreme Court has struck down a charter school law, according to a national charter school group.
August 27, 2015
The American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada says it's filing a lawsuit challenging the state's new school voucher-like program also known as education savings accounts.
August 18, 2015
Education Next and the Harvard Kennedy School found a majority of Americans surveyed support charter schools and school voucher-like programs.
August 14, 2015
The law allows all public school parents to use state funds to pay for private school tuition and other education-related expenses. How will the state implement it?