Money-Ed

Across all 28 states in the study, public charter school sectors were more cost effective and/or generated a higher return on investment (ROI) than traditional public schools

Two Charter School Debates: When Philosophical Opposition Masquerades as Policy Commentary

There’s lots of important work out there aimed at improving the way the charter sector works, but it often gets overshadowed by articles that are just thinly veiled attacks on the idea of charter schooling.

Private Schools Should Learn from Charter Schools Without Adopting their Regulatory Scheme

Do we really want government agencies to oversee and regulate private schools that participate in choice programs?

Design Matters: The Future of School Choice

Policymakers should learn from other states’ experience when designing their own scholarship tax credit laws.

Breaking Down “The Chartered Course”

The charter school sector has potentially valuable lessons for private school leaders.

Cheese, Charter Schools & Promising Developments in Special Ed

Why some of the most competent charters are choosing to become their own LEAs and take full responsibility for special education

Chester E. Finn, Jr. Honored with Award from National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

One of the intellectual godfathers of the charter movement is inducted into the Charter School Hall of Fame.

The Wise Wonks’ Hierarchy of Charter School Quality

In which states and cities are high-quality charter schools thriving, and what policies make the charter sectors in those states so strong?

YES Prep Steps Up

Houston-based YES Prep charter schools has released a probing analysis of its graduates’ postsecondary performance and the strategies it’s using to improve that performance.

The Three-Sector Approach and Decision-Defending

Why is it so hard to get education reformers to support initiatives that make high-quality private schools accessible to low-income families?

Charters Should Be Expected to Serve All Kinds of Students

Part of the forum: Should Charter Schools Enroll More Special Education Students?

School Quality Matters Most, Whether District or Charter

Part of the forum: Should Charter Schools Enroll More Special Education Students?

The Key Is Innovation, Not Regulation

Part of the forum: Should Charter Schools Enroll More Special Education Students?

Breaking Down “Public Rules on Private Schools”

While many believe private schools to be “unregulated,” they already follow many regulations, regardless of their participation in a school choice program.

NACSA’s Sixth Annual Survey and the Future of Authorizing

If charter schooling is to live up to its promise, charter school authorizing must get more attention.

The ‘Public’ in the Urban Public Education System of the Future

When schools are not run by locally elected school boards, can there still be local control?

Individual District Schools Don’t Serve All Students, Either

It’s a myth that district schools “serve all comers.” They simply don’t. Nor should they. Every child deserves to have his or her needs met, but not necessarily under the same roof.

How Private Schools Adapt to Vouchers: Eden Grove Academy

This case study is drawn from “Pluck and Tenacity: How five private schools in Ohio have adapted to vouchers.”

Charter Paean Disguised as a Donors’ Guide

From Promising to Proven is a meditation on the history, status, and future of charter schooling

How Private Schools Adapt to Vouchers: St. Patrick of Heatherdowns

This case study is drawn from “Pluck and Tenacity: How five private schools in Ohio have adapted to vouchers.”

Politico’s Voucher Story Is Bogus

This morning, Politico published an attention-grabbing story about how some private schools that teach creationism receive public funding through tuition tax credits and school vouchers.

The Fact Checker Valerie Strauss Might Have Used on School Choice

This attack on a proposed expansion of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship shows a remarkable indifference to basic facts.

WaPo Blogger Wrong About School Choice… Again

Still more things wrong with the latest attack on a proposed expansion of the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship.

How Private Schools Adapt to Vouchers: Saint Martin de Porres

Cleveland’s Saint Martin de Porres High School accepts students who use state-issued vouchers to escape failing public schools.

The Connection between Choice and Humility

In New Orleans, we no longer have to argue about “What is the perfect school?” There is no perfect school. At best, there are perfect matches—situations where a student finds that exact environment where she can thrive.

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