The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department have issued a notice saying they anticipate issuing proposed regulations that would permit a state or local retirement system that is a governmental plan to cover public charter school employees if certain requirements are satisfied.
An upcoming advocacy day will focus on the charter lobby's top legislative priorities: eliminating the charter cap, extending equal facilities funding to all charters, and securing operating funding for charters.
More than half of charter schools are located in facilities that will be too small to allow for their current rate of growth in five years, according to results from a survey by the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
The US Department of Education looks to increase the number of teachers who mentor those new to the profession and develop an "open door" culture for permanent improvement and sharing. Click here for more information on this exciting initiative.
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.
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.
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