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Catholic Schools Feeling Squeeze From Charters

Competition for students, especially in urban areas, is putting added pressure on Catholic institutions. (August 28, 2012)

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07/22 09:31 am | From Caps to Closures: Six Growing Charter School Policy Trends | Charter school authorizing, caps, and closures are among a group of policy trends highlighted in a report on charter laws by the Education Commission of the States.

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A pair of researchers have published a controversial book reigniting the long-running debate over academic achievement in public vs. private schools.
May 13, 2014 - Education Week
Advocates see a state budget deal pouring money into preschool as a big win for the city, though other parts of the state may be less poised to take advantage.
April 7, 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
School choice options such as vouchers and tax-credit scholarships can complicate per-fiscal planning for local officials.
January 3, 2014 - Quality Counts
State officials and the U.S. Department of Justice clash over the state's voucher program in the shadow of a long-standing desegregation case.
September 17, 2013 - Education Week
May 13, 2013 - Education Week
A tax-credit-based scholarship program and implementation of common core are proving politically divisive.
March 12, 2013 - Education Week
The system for paying for Louisiana's far-reaching voucher program may have to be retooled, after a state judge ruled that its method of paying for private school scholarships violated the state's constitution.
December 11, 2012 - Education Week
October 9, 2012 - Education Week
A scaled-back Education Department and cloudy prospects for Obama initiatives are among the scenarios.
October 2, 2012 - Education Week

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