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Posted: December 17, 2014

This report  by CRPE examines parents’ experiences with public school choice across eight “high-choice” cities: Baltimore, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C.

Posted: December 15, 2014

For-profit college ITT Technical Institute has proposed opening charter schools in Troy, Mich.; Jacksonville and Tampa, Fla.; and Houston, Texas that offer students the opportunity to obtain an associate's degree.

Posted: December 12, 2014

This article published in The Economist profiles how KIPP Renaissance and other charter schools in New Orleans have improved the city's state performance scores.

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Posted: December 9, 2014

This article published in The Atlantic profiles Impact Academy of Arts and Technology in Hayward, California, which assesses students based on portfolios they create instead of emphasizing test scores.

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Posted: December 8, 2014

Los Angeles Unified School District, which has the largest number of students in charter schools in the country, had its charter school population grow by 15 percent for the 2013-14 school year.

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Posted: December 5, 2014

The National Association of Charter School Authorizers recently released a new report, On the Road to Better Accountability, recommending how laws can be improved to promote quality and accountability among charter schools across the country.

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Posted: December 4, 2014

According to a new report released by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools, at least one in five students now attends a public charter school in 43 communities across the country, up from 32 last year.

The report identifies communities with the highest enrollment share and largest number of students attending public charter schools, as well as communities where charter school enrollment growth is the strongest.

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Posted: December 1, 2014

This article by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools highlights four public charter schools across the nation that performed similarly to top schools around the world on the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) test.

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Posted: November 26, 2014

A new report by Excellent Schools Detroit is advocating for universal enrollment in Detroit, as the number of charters in the city continues to grow. The group argues that this step would also make Detroit a trailblazer in the charter sector, where so far only New Orleans, Denver, Washington, D.C., and Newark have a universal enrollment option.

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Posted: November 25, 2014

Arianna Prothero reports on charter school advocates in New York City holding a class outside Tuesday to protest the lack of facilities funding charters receive from the state.

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