Articles: Policy & Compliance

Too Much Money Funneled Into Competitive Programs?

President Obama's FY 2011 budget proposal includes a $400 billion investment in education—but it lacks any funding specifically dedicated to school libraries.

Pursuing Peace in Chicago

Ron Huberman has spent his first year as schools CEO confronting an epidemic of urban teen violence.

English Language Learner Charter Schools

A rise in the Hispanic population in the United States has brought more charter schools focusing just on ELLs—some with great success

New Legislation Restrains Discipline in the Classroom

The Preventing Harmful Restraint and Seclusion in Schools Act will set national standards for the practices of controlling disruptive students.

Nelson Smith: Charter Schools’ Chief Advocate

The president and CEO of the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools discusses the state of the charter school movement today and the challenges that lie ahead.

Turning Around Schools in Need

A new president and secretary of education bring a new urgency to the task of turning around failing schools nationwide.

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