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.”
The push to expand charter schools and drain money from public schools is hiding behind a new facade: a simplified student enrollment process.
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 conditions that fostered the subprime mortgage crisis can be seen today as a charter school ‘bubble’ forms in urban communities, argues professor.
Accountability for charter schools isn’t a priority for state lawmakers in Tennessee. Nashville educators and parents have different ideas.
As the sector’s many failures pile up, educators and parents turn the spotlight on charter school accountability and transparency.
Lawmakers need to start holding charter school operators accountable to the students and communities they are supposed to be serving, says NEA President.