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Students walk across a soaked playground during recess at the North Idaho STEM Charter Academy in Rathdrum, Idaho. Like many rural charters, the school has found it difficult to acquire adequate space for its growing enrollment
—Jerome A. Pollos for Education Week

Rural Charter Schools Face Special Challenges

In many rural communities, a small but growing number of charters are scrounging for space and competing with regular schools for scarce resources and students. (May 6, 2014)

Spotlight on Charter School Leadership

This Spotlight examines the ways schools cultivate new leaders and the many strengths and skills those leaders must draw upon.

Spotlight on Charter School Research

This Spotlight looks at how success of charter schools is measured, and how charters can collaborate with district schools.

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February 24, 2014 - Education Week
State education officials cite a litany of reasons for rejecting a recent group of applications, highlighting potential governance problems as a major concern.
February 18, 2014 - Education Week
February 18, 2014 - Education Week
Private-school-choice legislation is part of a broader trend at the state level, and proposals are bidding for attention in the U.S. Senate.
February 4, 2014 - Education Week
The number of charters may soon double in North Carolina, thanks to new laws lifting the state's charter cap and easing other restrictions on the schools.
January 28, 2014 - Education Week
School districts find that costs and savings from blended learning vary by factors such as the size of the school system and the technology required.
January 27, 2014 - Education Week
January 22, 2014 - Education Week
Rocketship Education's new approach to blended learning seeks to increase teacher collaboration and further individualize instruction, but the model poses new challenges for classroom educators.
January 21, 2014 - Education Week
The highly touted charter network's new "flexible classroom" model failed to reverse steady test-score declines, raising questions about Rocketship's aggressive expansion plans.
January 21, 2014 - Education Week
The rise of cyber charter schools is prodding many school districts to ramp up their own virtual-education offerings.
January 3, 2014 - Quality Counts

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