Articles: Charter Schools

What’s ahead for New York City charters?

Incoming mayor Bill de Blasio says he plans to charge charters rent for using public school buildings

Diane Ravitch: Changing education from the grassroots up

Her latest book, "Reign of Error," argues against testing, the charter school movement, and federally driven mandates

Historic Washington D.C. school transforms into charter

To accommodate the wide age range of its students, the 147,000-square-foot building has multiple entrances and walking routes for student

Enrollment Explosion

The Oro Grande (Calif.) School District has grown dramatically thanks to creative charter schools.

Education Platforms for America

The Democratic national education platform, just released in September, calls for a strong public education with publicly-funded programs. The Republican national education platform calls for more consumer choice.

Under the Radar

Like Kaya Henderson, chancellor of the District of Columbia Public Schools, the curricular subject of geography has been flying under the radar.

A Strong Leader Touts Physical Fitness

EdVantages’ and Performance Academies’ founder stresses the values of fitness, as well as back to basics curriculum, to address the whole child.

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