On what basis will regulators be able to judge quality to protect families against making bad choices?
No child should have to wait for a school to get better when there are other opportunities available.
A new study confirms earlier ones finding that public schools are not better than private schools at fostering civic values.
If charter schools are to thrive, we need support from Democrats and Republicans.
The history of charter schools in D.C. at 20 and the past and future of charters nationwide at 25.
Eleven studies have examined whether charter schools will have positive or negative indirect effects on students in district public schools.
The charter phenomenon is also reinventing the school district.
Black families appreciate what advocacy groups have done to end discriminatory segregation, but they also want to be able to choose the school that works best for their child.
Charters in Massachusetts would have been better positioned politically if they had not previously neglected to benefit more middle and upper-middle class families.
On Tuesday, the Los Angeles Board of Education voted to reject petitions for renewal for five charter schools.
In November, voters will have a chance to weigh in directly on the state’s charter school policy. Should they vote to allow more charter schools? Which direction does the evidence point?
The notion that charter enrollment presents a net cost of over $400 million to districts is incomplete and misleading.
This November, Massachusetts voters will go to the polls to decide whether to expand the state’s quota on charter schools.
Match Charter School, a high-performing preK-12 school in Boston, is making its curriculum available to teachers everywhere through Match Fishtank.
What HBO host John Oliver says about charter schools is not what education reformers should be worried about.
At a panel discussion this Friday, education researchers, change agents, community- and thought-leaders, and policy makers will discuss what we’ve learned about the country’s views on K-12 education over the past decade.
Governor John Bel Edwards recently cut funding of the Louisiana Scholarship Program (LSP), claiming that it was necessary to save money.
Three recommendations for policymakers in states that are wrestling to turn the rapid development of online schools into a net plus for their pupils.
The Fordham Institute recently released a study on the academic impact of Ohio’s flagship school choice program.
At the National Charter Schools Conference, Secretary of Education John King challenged U.S. charter operators to rethink their approach to discipline.
June 4 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the enactment of Minnesota’s charter school law, the nation’s first.
Just as choice is achieving escape velocity, a groupthink gang is grabbing the reins of ed reform organizations to advocate for greater restrictions and regulations on choice.
The New York Times has a front page piece on charter schools in Detroit that is so factually mistaken, misleading, and tendentious that it requires a response.
Rather than dig in and really understand what underlies our Rocketeers’ impressive achievements, NPR went to great pains in trying to undermine our success.