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Programs to help improve teacher quality and boost after-school programs are on the Trump administration’s budget hit list and have a footprint beyond just traditional public schools.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week
The charter movement is at an inflection point, writes Greg Richmond, CEO of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers.
April 5, 2017 – Education Week
Approval of a charter school bill and a measure that overhauls the state's nearly 30-year-old K-12 law is likely to bring widespread changes to the Bluegrass State.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump makes clear that he remains serious in concept about his pledge to expand school choice.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
The Ohio education department determined that nine full-time online charter schools overstated their enrollment. The schools say the state's methods are "blatantly unfair."
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
Teachers' unions and charter school advocates must join in solidarity for greater education equity, writes Jia Lok Pratt.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
In order to resolve the rancorous debate, charters must reconnect with their original purpose, writes Ron Wolk.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
March 1, 2017 – Education Week
Here is what’s ahead for school choice, ed tech, and more, according to the CEO of a personalized-learning company.
March 1, 2017 – Education Week

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