We are pleased to see that Michigan lawmakers have restored the funding increase for charter schools that Governor Whitmer vetoed earlier this year.
We hope that Congress keeps these students at the center of the debate on funding levels for the federal Charter Schools Program for FY 2021.
Democrats on the New Hampshire Joint Legislative Fiscal Committee voted to reject $46 million in new federal funding for public school students in the Granite State.
Network for Public Education Releases Biased Publication that Takes Reckless Swipes at our Nation's Neediest Students
The CSP, like every federal program, should be subject to careful oversight and thoughtful review—in order to safeguard taxpayer investments and the education of students. Unfortunately, the NPE ‘report’ is neither thoughtful nor careful.
Good nutrition is essential to learning. Students who come to school hungry or go hungry during the school day cannot reach their educational potential.
Twenty-three public charter schools were among 362 schools recognized as 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education for demonstrating overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps.
Sen. Richard Shelby, Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, released the text of the FY 2020 Labor HHS appropriations bill, which includes $460 million—a $20 million increase over this year’s funding levels— for the federal Charter Schools Program.
Yesterday the Mississippi Supreme Court affirmed the constitutionality of the state’s charter school funding structure, confirming that charter school students should receive the same state and local education funding as traditional district school students.
In her reply, Rees speaks to the historical injustices imposed on students of color and students from low-income families that charter schools in part seek to address.
Nina Rees to be featured on Education Next Panel Discussing 2019 Education Next Annual Public Opinion Poll Results
On Friday, September 13, Education Next will host a gathering to discuss their 13th annual survey of American public opinion on education policy in depth.