Support for charter schools and some other “school choice” initiatives has declined a bit, notably among black and Hispanic populations.
The US and the educational community are in a bitter struggle to decimate the public schools by turning them into profit-generating machines.
A new Japanese animé film reminds me of the whole voucher-privatization debate for public schools: an identity crisis.
Schools in Orlando appear to be gaming the system in order to keep letter grades for the high schools high, even though students aren’t being served.
Voxitatis is seeking comments on a way to assess the quality of education provided by schools that is based on more than a standardized test score.
A county judge in Washington has ruled that the states charter schools are constitutional. With a new funding mechanism in place, the schools can stay.
Bigger results now coming in show that online or virtual charter schools do not provide an effective education for students, here in Ohio.
Maryland’s governor would like to relax some charter school regs and create a separate state authority that could overrule certain local board decisions.
Betsy DeVos is the next US education secretary, following a close confirmation vote in the US Senate this afternoon.
A charter school network is under scrutiny in the L.A. USD and the FBI, based on possible fraud and mismanagement of funds that were meant for schoolchildren.