As Democratic Candidates Descend on Iowa, New Report Shows Hawkeye State Ranks in Bottom Five in Annual Charter School Law Rankings
Iowa, which will hold its caucus on February 3rd, lands in the bottom five (41/45) of the nation’s charter school laws for the fifth consecutive year—highlighting the key battleground state’s failure to provide ample school choice for families.
Today, Great Schools released their 2019 College Success Awards, recognizing more than 1,700 public schools in 25 states that excel in preparing students to attend and succeed in college. Of these winning schools, 153 are public charter schools.
Today, U.S. News & World Report’s new annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country recognize public charter schools are among the top-performing high schools for students. Within the top ten high schools, three are charter schools.
Understanding the policy contexts in which charter schools operate can provide valuable insights into the mechanisms that support or hinder charter school success. Nathan Barrett, senior director of research and evaluation at the National Alliance, gives a researcher's view on the tenth annual ranking of state public charter school laws.
In light of National School Choice Week 2019, Kat Sullivan looks back on the past ten years since the National Alliance released its original model charter school law to fully appreciate the role charter schools have played in strengthening the public education system.
Todd Ziebarth, the author of Measuring Up to the Model: A Ranking of State Charter School Laws, shares key findings and takeaways from the 2019 report.
Charter School Named Top Public High School in America, Public Schools of Choice Comprise 9 of the Top 10 Schools
Today U.S. News & World Report released their annual rankings of the best public high schools in the country.
Nearly one in three of the top 100 schools on the Washington Posts annual list of America's Most Challenging High Schools are charter public schools.