Charter Schools

6/20/2012

6/20/2012

In Kitty Taylor's third-grade classroom at Hiawatha Leadership Academy, the pace is quick.

6/20/2012

Rhode Island's education commissioner is recommending the closure of a Providence charter high school, citing low math scores and leadership problems.

6/20/2012

Charter schools are under increasing pressure to admit and provide more services for children with special needs.

6/18/2012

6/18/2012

While much of the talk about Chicago schools revolves around a potential teachers strike, one education reform group kicked off the summer this weekend with a push for more charter schools.

6/18/2012

Some lawmakers are pushing for a one-year moratorium on virtual charter schools so this new brand of instruction can be researched.

6/18/2012

There's a battle being waged for Pennsylvania's schoolchildren.

6/15/2012

6/15/2012

The founder and governing board of three controversial Oakland charter schools could face a criminal investigation into allegations of fraud, misappropriation of funds and other illegal activities outlined in an official audit report released Wednesday.

6/15/2012

New Jersey's plan to fund schools will end up hurting not only Bloomfield students but others across the state, a panel agreed Tuesday.

6/12/2012

6/12/2012

Commonwealth Court panel has ruled that the Pennsylvania Department of Education may not withhold state subsidies from a school district for the current school year for a claim made by a charter school alleging underfunding in a previous school year.

6/5/2012

6/5/2012

Blended learning is about to shake up public schools in Indianapolis.

6/5/2012

A new analysis of Minnesota school data finds charter enrollment growth is slowing statewide after years of rapid increases.

6/5/2012

About a quarter of students enrolled in charter schools in Ohio — more than 18,000 children — attend dropout-recovery schools.

5/31/2012

5/31/2012

 

Oakland County students who are already enrolled in Michigan’s only two cyber charter schools will have more options now that Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law legislation that allows the number of schools offering all classes on computers to increase to 15 by 2015.

5/18/2012

5/18/2012

Chicago Public Schools plans to create 60 more charter schools over five years, which would increase the share of privately run charters to about a quarter of all schools in the district.

5/18/2012

The city Department of Education hopes to ease long-existing tensions between district and charter schools with a new collaboration set to kick off in the Bronx.

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