Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 12:10pm
There seems to be more questions than answers when it comes to the use of vouchers and the authorization of charter schools in the Franklin Special School District.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 3:41pm
Costs to New Castle and other public school districts statewide are mounting for students attending charter and cyber charter schools.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Sun, 12/09/2012 - 3:33pm
Court rulings on student transfers and school funding will collide with the desire of charter school and voucher advocates to take advantage of a new Republican majority when Arkansas legislators tackle education issues next year.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Sun, 12/02/2012 - 5:46pm
School districts will need to share local levy money with any charter school that opens in their service area, but it's not clear how much.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/27/2012 - 12:23pm
Students who attend New Jersey’s rapidly growing menu of charter schools earned higher math scores than their district school counterparts 40 percent of the time between 2007 and 2011, according to a report released today by Stanford University.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 11:54am
Fulton County Schools Charter Coordinator Laura Stowell said last week she hopes a new district plan brings more consistency in charters and charter schools in the future as the system continues its transition to a charter system.
Submitted by Alison DeNisco on Tue, 11/20/2012 - 11:38am
Yesterday the D.C. Council wrapped up two hearings on D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson's plan to close and consolidate 20 schools in the coming two years. During the 14 hours of discussion and debate, councilmembers both heard from Henderson and questioned her plan, while activists and residents from across the city stayed at the Wilson Building for hours in order to make their opinions heard.
Submitted by Kylie Lacey on Mon, 11/19/2012 - 11:59am
As many as four new charter schools could open in Pittsburgh next fall, and others are in the works for elsewhere in Allegheny County.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Thu, 11/15/2012 - 3:49pm
A national report released this week shows charter school enrollment continues to grow in Detroit, Michigan and across the nation. The seventh annual report by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools shows that Detroit now ranks No. 2 nationally when it comes to the percentage of students enrolled in charter schools.