Charter Schools

4/23/2012

4/23/2012

More than 3,500 students will be displaced when a network of St. Louis charter schools run by Virginia-based Imagine Schools Inc. closes in what may be the largest shutdown of its kind in the United States.

4/20/2012

4/20/2012

Struggling school districts in Missouri could see significant changes under two pieces of education legislation passed by the Missouri Senate.

4/18/2012

4/18/2012

New York City is filled with schools marked twice over for death.

4/18/2012

The School Reform Commission is expected to decide at its Thursday meeting whether to accept staff recommendations not to renew agreements with three Philadelphia charter schools.

4/17/2012

4/17/2012

Governors of both parties have promoted education reform, but so far no one has delivered more than Louisiana's Bobby Jindal.

4/13/2012

4/13/2012

The founder and chief executive of a troubled charter-school network in Brooklyn was accused by state prosecutors Thursday of repeatedly failing to pay income taxes and creating phony records.

4/12/2012

4/9/2012

4/9/2012

One of the most important components of economic development is making sure that we have a well-educated, qualified workforce to fill the new jobs coming to and being created in Virginia.

4/5/2012

4/5/2012

The state Department of Education will consider 32 applications to open new charter schools across the state including proposals focused on science, fashion and performing arts instruction, a department spokesman said Tuesday.

4/2/2012

4/2/2012

Despite multiple teacher protests at the Capitol, Gov. Bobby Jindal's education reform bills continue to move through the Louisiana Legislature.

3/26/2012

3/26/2012

Usually when you visit a school you walk down a quiet hallway and peer in the little windows in the classroom doors. You see one teacher talking to a bunch of students. Every 50 minutes or so a chime goes off and the students fill the hallway and march off to their next class, which is probably unrelated to the one they just left.

3/26/2012

Rural schools’ needs are different than those of urban schools, Amherst Public Schools teachers say.

3/26/2012

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has a message to the middle class: Don’t leave my city in pursuit of a high quality, high school education for your kids.

3/26/2012

Michelle Rhee, the former Washington, D.C., schools chancellor, might very well be the most controversial figure in public education these days.

3/23/2012

3/23/2012

The Virginia Board of Education conducted a first review of a Fairfax County charter school application.

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