Charter schools have driven up student performance in New Orleans in the 10 years since Hurricane Katrina, according to the Education Research Alliance.
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July 27, 2015
The state's voucher program gives scholarships to low-income students to use at private schools.
July 17, 2015
Achievement School District Superintendent Chris Barbic is stepping down from the helm of the state-run turnaround district, citing health concerns and a need for fresh leadership.
July 15, 2015
South Carolina and Republican Senator Tim Scott's attempt to add Title I portability language to the bill failed.
July 14, 2015
The Wisconsin special needs vouchers will be for students with disabilities who were denied an opportunity to transfer to another district under the state's open-enrollment policy.
July 10, 2015
The U.S. Senate nixed a proposal that would have let Title I dollars follow students to the public or private school of their choice.
June 29, 2015
The Colorado Supreme Court decided Douglas County's Choice Scholarship Program is unconstitutional.
June 26, 2015
The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools President and CEO Nina Rees discusses trends and issues in the sector at the 2015 National Charter Schools Conference in New Orleans.
June 26, 2015
The report, which was released this week by the American Federation of Teachers and In the Public Interest, was accompanied by a petition calling for more transparency and accountability in the charter school sector.
June 19, 2015
Despite declining enrollment and unstable leadership, Washington state's first charter school has another year to prove that it can provide a sound education for children.