The U.S. News & World Report released their 2022 ranking of best public high schools and—once again—charter schools shine. This year, charter schools account for 12% of all public high schools on the list, but they make up 22% of the top 100 public high schools.
Oftentimes in election years such as 2022, there is less of an appetite among lawmakers to make big changes. That hasn’t been the case this year in a notable number of states.
The Administration ignored a requirement to consult with charter school stakeholders before proposing new Charter Schools Program rules.
Esparza began his fight for social justice nearly 55 years ago, demanding equal education for all and since then, his commitment to creating change in public education has only grown.
Here are some of the worst of the proposed new rules for charter schools from the U.S. Department of Education.
Nina Rees responds to a USA Today article covering an old and unfounded story about charter schools.
Two months into the 2022 state legislative sessions, we are seeing a significant amount of activity on charter school legislation.
This new study combines charter school and district school enrollment data with student reading and math achievement at the metropolitan level.
Once again, we see that the charter school model offers school leaders and teachers the ability to pivot quickly when challenges arise, so it’s no surprise that families are looking to charter schools at record-high rates.
This week, charter schools across the country are #PublicSchoolProud and celebrating National Public Schools Week, February 21-25, 2022, along with thousands of other public schools.