The Land of Truman has a unique charter environment. State law restricts chartering to St.
Last night’s briskly-delivered State of the Union address capped a dizzying few months for President Obama. He was looking out at 84 new GOP House of Representatives members -- 63 of whom were occupying seats previously held by Democrats.
Today, folks across the country are kicking off the first-ever National School Choice Week.
New York City is drawing attention for its recent decision to close three underperforming schools that make up the Believe High School Network, as well as the
Over the holidays the NY Times ran a piece about NYC’s use of student data in teacher rankings, and the tug of war that’s emerging over so-called “value-added” evaluations.
We think charter schools are among the best public schools in Los Angeles. Of course, we might be a little biased. But, guess what? The California Department of Education (CDE) thinks so, too.
You may have caught a recent column on the Wall Street Journal’s Smart Money site, “10 Things Charter Schools Won’t Tell You.” It’s a recurring feature and the
Did you know all high-school diplomas awarded to public school students are not equal in the eyes of the military? Unfortunately, students attending many of our nation’s public charter schools are learning this the hard way.
Rhee just launched Students First, her new outfit that will aim at getting school systems to put kids’ best interests ahead of politics and bureaucracy.
Generally speaking, bonds are not the most interesting topic. So, it's understandable that charter school bond issues -- which are only a small part of the municipal bond market -- might go under the radar.