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Rural Charters are the Fastest Growing Segment of Public Charter Schools

Contrary to popular media coverage, which often focuses on the dramatic academic gains made in high performing urban charter schools, there is a little known truth about growth trends in the public charter school sector.

Preserving Charter School Autonomy and Accountability in ESEA Flexibility

On February 9th, President Obama announced that 10 states have been granted waivers under the U.S. Department of Education’s ESEA Flexibility program. These states are the first to receive waivers from elements of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) if they adopt several reform practices.