Charter schools are among the most segregated in the nation. Experts say the justifications offered by many charter leaders are troubling and undermine the promise of equal opportunity for every student.
After threatening a virtual strike or “log out,” union members win contract giving them the voice to improve the digital learning environment.
The teaching shortages across the country are real and very troubling, but fueling the pipeline with uncertified and underprepared teachers isn’t the solution.
At annual meeting, NEA adopts forceful new policy that “draws a clear line between charters that serve to improve public education and those that do not.”
A similar web of for-profit entities, hidden transactions and shady accounting may soon engulf the charter school sector.
The towering failures of Ohio’s largest online charter school became too embarrassing even for school choice advocates, but it’s not just ‘one bad apple.’
The push to expand charter schools and drain money from public schools is hiding behind a new facade: a simplified student enrollment process.
State takeover of public schools fragment school authority, disenfranchise communities of color, and ignore parent and community concerns.
This year marks the 25th anniversary of the nation’s first charter school law. As scrutiny over the sector increases, some experts hope the right lessons have been learned.
The increase of low-grad-rate schools in some states is a “roadblock” on the way to a milestone 90% graduation rate, study finds.