Indiana has top charter school law

By   /  March 22, 2017  /  Alabama, Arizona, Education, Education Blog, Florida, Mississippi, News  /  No Comments

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools’ top 10 is a mix of established charter programs and newer systems.

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‘Long overdue’ Kentucky charter schools await governor’s signature

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Education Blog, Kentucky  /  No Comments

Kentucky would be the 44th state to allow charter schools if Republican Gov. Matt Bevin signs the bill into law.

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Assessment of Erie school: ‘I thought I was in Baghdad’

By   /  March 15, 2017  /  Education Blog, Pennsylvania, State Budgets, State Government  /  No Comments

Funding for the debt-ridden Erie school district is becoming a topic of statewide discussion, and not in a good way.

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Ohio pauses ESSA implementation

By   /  March 15, 2017  /  Education Blog, Ohio  /  No Comments

The halt will give the state more time to get feedback on issues such as testing and teacher evaluations.

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Critics citing IDEA swing and miss at charter schools

By   /  March 14, 2017  /  Education Blog, Louisiana  /  No Comments

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The anti-charter crowd’s latest narrative — that charter schools are bad for kids with disabilities — is “revisionist history that leaves out half the story.”

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Cruz urges fellow Texas Republicans to expand school choice

By   /  March 10, 2017  /  Education Blog, Texas  /  No Comments

Sen. Ted Cruz is taking a rare step into a home-state debate by pushing school choice legislation opposed by powerful GOP lawmakers in Austin.

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