School Choice & Charters Full-Time Virtual Schools: Still Growing, Still Struggling, Still Resisting Oversight
Nearly 500,000 students now attend full-time online and blended schools, says a new report from the National Education Policy Center.
School Choice & Charters Annual Data Report Charts Private School Enrollment Dip
The U.S. Department of Education's annual "Condition of Education" report finds fewer students enrolling in private schools and increasing numbers of students in public charter schools and for-profit colleges.
College & Workforce Readiness Harsh Spotlight Shines on Fast-Growing For-Profits
When it comes to the fastest-growing sector of higher education, some experts and federal officials want buyers to beware.
School & District Management Panel: Phila. District Should Question Private Management
Some privately managed public schools have not delivered the same rates of improved achievement as those run by the city district.
Law & Courts U.S. Circuit Court Bars Ariz. For-Profit Charters From Federal Payments
In what may be the end of a long legal road, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has ruled that for-profit charter schools in Arizona cannot receive federal funds.
Classroom Technology New Player in Online School Market Pursues Profits
The Colorado Connections Academy, a K-8 online school, faces the picturesque Inner Harbor in Baltimore. But its 379 students can’t see the bay from their desks. They’re some 2,000 miles away in Denver, in Littleton, and down near the New Mexico border in Pueblo.
School Choice & Charters Still in the Red, Edison Now Hit With Case of 'Enron-itis'
Last week, Edison Schools Inc. learned just how sensitive Wall Street is to the issue: The school management company's stock plunged 11 percent after a report raised questions about how it adds up its revenues. Includes a chart, "Quarterly Blues"