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The Union War on Charter-School Philanthropists NewsNina Rees1 May, 2016 Today, thousands of charter school supporters, parents and kids will rally at the state Capitol in Sacramento to celebrate National Charter Schools Week. The rally follows the... Read more
Big Money to New Orleans Charter School Execs NewsDanielle Dreilinger20 Apr, 2016 At least 63 employees of public charter schools in New Orleans made more than $100,000 in 2013-14, according to federal tax forms for the most recent year with comprehensive... Read more
The First Big ESSA Fight Is Here: 7 Things to Know About This Week’s Title I Showdown NewsCarolyn Phenicie 17 Apr, 2016 It was bound to happen sooner or later. In implementing the Every Student Succeeds Act, the nation’s new education law, the odds were high that the U.S. Department of Education... Read more
Are Charter Schools The Future Of School Desegregation? NewsRebecca Klein12 Apr, 2016 It’s a Friday morning at Community Roots Charter School in Brooklyn and fifth-grade students are giving presentations on topics like civil rights movement protests and school... Read more
John Kasich's Education Record Heavy on State Policy NewsAndrew Ujifusa11 Apr, 2016 With the field of Republican presidential candidates narrowed from a high of 17 last year to three this month, only one remains who has both an extensive K-12 track record and a... Read more
Charter school awarded $7.1 million in case against LAUSD NewsZahira Torres11 Apr, 2016 The Los Angeles Unified School District must pay $7.1 million to a San Fernando Valley charter school for failing to provide the school with rent-free classroom space, a violation... Read more
CPS sues state charter panel over reversal of district bid to shut 3 schools NewsJuan Perez Jr.23 Mar, 2016 Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday sued the Illinois State Charter School Commission over the panel's reversal of the district's decision to close three privately operated... Read more
Judge rejects Minnesota Department of Education integration plan that included charters NewsBeena Raghavendran22 Mar, 2016 An administrative law judge Monday tore down the Minnesota Department of Education’s proposed rule to desegregate schools, including a hot-button requirement that would put... Read more
Building Up Barriers: Hillary Clinton’s position on school choice hurts low-income students NewsRachel Campos-Duffy16 Mar, 2016 Last month, presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton unveiled a new agenda she promised would tear down barriers to opportunity for low-income and minority communities. While she... Read more