EdStat: Charter Schools Received $3,509 Less on Average in Annual Funding per Student Than District Schools in 2011
Even though charter schools and district schools receive equal funding from the state, charters generally receive less funding per student.
When charter schools opt out of state retirement plans, they usually offer their teachers an alternative.
EdStat: 76 Percent of Indiana’s Private Schools Participate in the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program
Roughly 76 percent of Indiana’s private schools take part in the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program, including almost 100 percent of Indiana’s Catholic schools.
States’ teacher pension plans have been managed so poorly that they’re now underfunded by $500 billion.
With 19 percent of its public-school students enrolled in charter schools, Arizona was the state with the highest percentage of charter-school students in 2014.
In 19 states, charter schools can offer their teachers an alternative to state retirement plans.
From the Editor: Some highlights from the Spring 2018 issue of Education Next
Charter sectors have a lot more control over their teacher pipelines than they realize.
The spillover effects of charter schools in New York City
Charters in Colorado and Florida win share of local tax dollars
Summit Public Schools’ personalized-learning model, known as the Summit Learning Program (SLP), is replicating rapidly.
Rather than viewing curricular uniformity as a straightjacket, KIPP decided to build a coherent curriculum as a resource for its teachers.
Why has support for the schools declined and what could turn that around?
A review of “The Education of Eva Moskowitz: A Memoir”
Figuring out how to help districts thrive in a high-choice environment is one of the toughest challenges out there.
Let’s stop asking urban districts to try to be something they aren’t.
The first step to gaining back and building support for charter schools is to hold them accountable for providing a quality education.
In the News: Do ‘No-Excuses’ Charter Schools Lead to Success after High School? At One High-Profile Network, the Answer Seems To Be Yes
Many no excuses charter schools have high test scores, but critics are often skeptical that those scores will translate into outcomes that really matter.
The Texas blend – legislative commitment to higher quality, better oversight, and supportive partners that help charter schools diagnose and solve problems – is a promising one.
In this post, I’ll discuss the third step, rethink the conventional wisdom of the traditional and reform sectors in budgeting, programming, and parent engagement.
For district leaders, tuning out the education reform debate is the first big step in adapting to—and surviving—charter growth.
What New York City’s Pre-K For All initiative has meant for a charter school.
In U.S. News and World Report, Rick Hess responds to the Boston Globe’s revelation that Boston’s 16 charter-school leaders earned total compensation of $150,000 to $200,000 in 2016.