School Choice & Charters
Education news, analysis, and opinion about the legislation, policies, governance, research, advocacy, and institutions around school choice and charters.
- School Choice & Charters Charter School Governance Shapes Those Schools’ Approach to EquityNew research finds that the entities governing charters influence the schools' commitment to equity.School Choice & Charters Q&A Voucher Programs Gain Strength With Help From the Courts, An Expert SaysA school choice expert explains how recent rulings could prevent future voucher programs from getting blocked by opponents.School Choice & Charters Charter School Enrollment Holds Steady After Big Early Pandemic GrowthThe numbers show that most students who left their district schools in the first year of the pandemic did not return.School Choice & Charters Federal Funding and Charter School Closures: What the Latest Government Data ShowThe Government Accountability Office examined closure rates over 15 years and $2.5 billion of federal funding.School Choice & Charters Biden Administration Tightens Rules on Charter School Funding ProgramThe U.S. Department of Education responded to over 25,000 public comments in making its final revision of charter school funding rules.School Choice & Charters Opinion The Biden Administration Is Right: Charters Need to Be More AccountableThe proposed changes to the federal Charter School Program are just common sense, write Jitu Brown and Randi Weingarten.School Choice & Charters What's Behind the Fight Over the Biden Administration's Stance on Charter School FundingProposed new rules for federal charter school funding have drawn the ire of many in the charter school community.School Choice & Charters Opinion Families May Like Their School But Want More Options. That’s Where Course Choice Comes InEducational choices have grown inside each school as a result of the pandemic. Families should take advantage of this.School Choice & Charters Mich. Public School Advocates Launch Effort to Stop DeVos-Backed ProposalThe former secretary of education is backing an initiative that advocates say would create an unconstitutional voucher system.School Choice & Charters The Pandemic Pushed More Families to Home School. Many Are Sticking With ItThese parents have a common desire to take control of their children's education at a time when control feels elusive for so many people.School Choice & Charters Bloomberg Launches $750 Million Fund to Grow Charter Schools Amid 'Broken' K-12 SystemFormer New York City mayor and one-time presidential hopeful Michael R. Bloomberg aims to add 150,000 charter school seats over five years.School Choice & Charters Opinion The Kind of School Reform That Parents Actually WantParents' inclination to focus on solving specific problems rather than system change helps explain the appetite for novel school options.School Choice & Charters Virtual Charters in Hot Water Again. Accusations of Fraud Prompt $150M LawsuitIndiana officials seek to recoup more than $150 million they say was either wrongly obtained or misspent by a consortium of virtual schools.