This August 2014 report from the California Charter Schools Association is a follow up to their 2011 report of a similiar nature, discussing the charter school landscape in California and examining the sector's growth and improvement five years later.
This article from The Salt Lake Tribune profiles the Spectrum Academy's Pleasant Grove campus, a new Utah charter school serving students with autism. The Spectrum campuses are the only public schools in the state specifically serving this student population.
This report from DCPCSB provides an evaluation of public charter school performance in Washington, DC for the 2013 school year. "2013 will be remembered as the year we collaborated with our colleagues at DC Public Schools (DCPS) to launch My School DC – a common lottery that greatly simplifi ed the process for applying to a public or public charter school. Our collaboration with DCPS also produced the first ever DC Equity Reports, which provided
This article from Reuters Health details a study by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles which found that students who attented a high-performing charter school in low-income neighborhoods engaged in less risky behaviors than their peers at other local schools.
This Washington Post piece discusses efforts in a Washington, D.C. charter school to simultaneously educate parents alongside their yonger children. In this case, the dual-generation approach seeks to improve the English language skills of parents in hopes of bolstering additional support at home for students and their studies.
A newreport released today by the University of Arkansas, The Productivity of Public Charter Schools, finds that public charter schools are more cost effectiveness and deliver a higher Return On Investment both on average and
The formation of American Education Properties, LLC (AEP), brings together Charter School Capital, a national provider of working and growth capital to charter schools, and investment firm American Infrastructure MLP Funds (AIM) to help address the growing facilities needs of America’s charter schools. In this joint effort, the $500 million fund will be put to work to address charter school facilities needs.
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