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Friday, August 9, 2019
Charter Schools Beware »
SCAMMED:  Charter schools beware.  Read the latest  from this law firm about a scam that has taken place re...
Friday, August 9, 2019
Charter schools in some cities enroll few students mid-year. Here’s why that matters. »
MID-YEAR TRANSFER:  Nearly half of all public school students in Washington, D.C. attend a charter school. But if a s...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Discipline Reform through the Eyes of Teachers »
PERSPECTIVE:  Discipline Reform through the Eyes of Teachers, co-authored by Fordham Institute researchers David Grif...
Friday, August 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Walton Family Foundation's Facilities Fund Issues Charter School Bonds »
PHILANTHROPIC:  The Walton Family Foundation has announced that the  Equitable Facilities Fund  (formerly t...
Friday, August 2, 2019
Nina Rees responds: How Did Charter Schools Lose Their Luster? »
FIRING BACK:  See  the response  from Nina Rees, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Char...
Friday, August 2, 2019
If Charter Schools Build It, Will States Help Pay For It? »
FUNDING ISSUES:  Most states have policies on the books to provide some kind of funding support for the facilities th...
Friday, August 2, 2019
25 years in, KIPP is planning further expansion and trying to turn its alumni into a political force »
MILESTONE:  25 years in,  KIPP  is planning further expansion and trying to turn its alumni into a politica...
Friday, June 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Student-Teacher Race Match in Charter and Traditional Public Schools »
TEACHER DIVERSITY:  New Report  finds public charter schools outperforming traditional public schools in teache...
Friday, May 31, 2019
Q&A: Seth Andrew; Democracy Prep founder on building active citizens »
CIVIC EDUCATION:  A Q&A with Seth Andrew , Democracy Prep founder, on building active citizens.  
Friday, May 31, 2019
Sanders’s Education Plan Renews Debate Over Charter Schools and Segregation »
DIFFERENT NARRATIVE:  Sanders’s Education Plan  Renews Debate Over Charter Schools and Segregation.  
Friday, May 24, 2019
Ed Reformers Rejoice: New CREDO Report Shows Student Progress In New Orleans Has Continued »
CREDO REPORT:   A new report  by the Stanford Center for Research on Education Outcomes (CREDO) focused on stude...
Friday, May 3, 2019
Whitmire: Responses to My Media Column Show We Do Have an Issue With Education Journalists... »
EDUCATION JOURNALISTS: In what other field can you have  a sometimes-heated conversation  where everyone has the...
Friday, May 3, 2019
Teachers go to school on racial bias »
EQUITY: Boston-area schools are leading a shift toward  culturally responsive teaching . Educators say the resulting...
Friday, May 3, 2019
Great Schools »
AWARDS:  launched the second annual  College Success Award  that recognizes and cele...
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
U.S. News' Best High Schools Show Charter Schools Outsized Excellence in Public Education »
April 30, 2019 Washington, D.C.  – Today, U.S. News & World Report’s new  annual r...
Friday, April 26, 2019
Californians hold split views on charter schools, but most are in favor of them as options for low-i »
SURVEY SAYS:  See the  latest survey results  about charters in this state.
Friday, April 19, 2019
Charter School Capital Names 2019 "Charter School Honor Roll" Winners »
WINNERS:  Charter School Capital, the first national financial services provider exclusively focused on charter schoo...
Friday, April 19, 2019
Analysis: Charter Schools Yield 53% Greater Return on Investment Than Traditional Public Schools »
A GOOD INVESTMENT:  This data  shows that public charters are indeed that.
Friday, April 5, 2019
New Report Spurs Congress to Question Up to $1 Billion Wasted on Charter Schools »
ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT:  Congress members confronted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos  over a proposed budget i...
Friday, April 5, 2019
Can scholarship dollars help solve the college ‘undermatching’ problem? »
UNDERMATCHING:  See how this charter network plans to address  this issue .
Friday, April 5, 2019
A Good Investment: The Updated Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities »
WORTHWHILE INVESTMENT:  A Good Investment: The Updated Productivity of Public Charter Schools in Eight U.S. Cities. R...
Friday, March 22, 2019
Who applies and who’s denied? Four things we learned from a new report on America’s charter schools »
NEW REPORT:  Four things we learned  from a new report on America’s charter schools. Read the full report from...
Friday, February 22, 2019
New Publication About a Rural Charter Public School »
SPOTLIGHT ON RURAL CHARTER SCHOOL:  The Education Policy Center at the Independence Institute  recent's publicat...
Monday, February 11, 2019
After Charter Moratorium Vote, Los Angeles Families Voice Anger, Betrayal, Disappointment »
FIGHTING BACK :  LA parents  vow to fight back after charter moratorium vote
Friday, February 1, 2019
Friday, February 1, 2019
New state charter school law rankings show improvements and opportunities for growth »
KEY TAKEAWAYS:  See what Todd Ziebarth had to say about the recent  charter school law rankings .
Friday, February 1, 2019
Striking teachers scapegoated charter schools, but they're not the problem »
THE BLAME GAME:  The truth  about charters in LA - perspective from David Osborne.
Friday, January 25, 2019
National School Choice Poll Shows 67% of Voters Support School Choice »
YES ON CHOICE:  See what this recent  National School Choice Poll  reveals about voters and school choice.
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Raising Awareness of Chronic Absenteeism »
This organization is out of Chicago and is nationally known for the work they do around health. Click here to learn more.
Friday, January 18, 2019
Natural Disaster Preparation and Response: A Toolkit for Charter Schools »
NCSRC:  The National Charter School Resource Center created a  toolkit  providing resources to help charter...
Friday, January 18, 2019
Equal Educational Opportunity: Charters vs. Vouchers »
NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK:  Next week is National School Choice Week. Read  here  to see what we are cele...
Friday, January 11, 2019
States and Districts Should Give Public Charter Schools the Facilities They Need and Deserve »
ACCESS TO FACILITIES & FUNDING:  It's time to say goodbye to trailers and strip malls - charter school students n...
Friday, December 21, 2018
CHARTER CELEBRATIONS IN 2018:  The charter movement has made  some major strides  this year and so has the...
Friday, December 21, 2018
Shuls: Do Charter Schools Take Districts’ Money? »
OPINION:  Read this  author's perspective  relating to charters and districts and the belief that public ed...
Friday, December 7, 2018
If we don’t learn from this one, shame on us: Lessons from a Detroit charter school that was set up »
LESSONS LEARNED:   This article  shows how this charter school was doomed to fail and shines light on just how c...

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