There are still more than 20,000 names on waiting lists to get into Philadelphia charter schools.
But the School Reform Commission, which controls the School District of Philadelphia, granted the wishes of at least 375 of those seeking new educational opportunities when it approved a new KIPP charter school last week. It was the sixth new Philly charter approved by the SRC this year.Read More →
From a million dollar deadbeat in New York to a killer mural in Milwaukee, it’s been a busy week in education.Read More →
Attorney General Mark Herring’s office wants $19,501.50 to fulfill a Freedom of Information Act inquiry into his lawyers consulting with Sweet Briar College officials in the months leading up to the decision to close the women’s school.Read More →
A new website is bringing increased transparency to Philadelphia’s school funding issue during a critical time for the cash-strapped school district.Read More →
Charter schools in New Orleans have enjoyed growing popular support over the years, but at least one group is hoping to quell the praise for reforms.Read More →
The District of Columbia’s congressional representative thinks charter schools do a better job of educating students than private schools in the city’s voucher program.Read More →