Charter school reform and legislation that would give people who contribute to private schools a tax credit led the new governor’s education agenda.
Fraud has been detected in Florida charter schools. These schools require limited oversight to flourish, but that can also allow corruption.
Charter schools tied to the Turkish Gulen movement are under investigation after several outrageous reports were relayed to the Ohio Board of Ed.
The FBI raided charter school affiliated with the Turkish Gulen movement. We wonder what it’s all about, but we have our suspicions.
A report released earlier this month by two organizations that oppose charter schools says charters in IL & elsewhere have used school revenue illegally.
The mixed test scores at two Iowa cyber charter schools, one higher than state averages, one lower, give us a chance to explore online-only K-12 education.
A 1-year virtual charter school moratorium has been imposed in Illinois. The new law also seeks more information about the effects of virtual charter schools.
School Districts U-46 in Elgin and 300 in Carpentersville voted to deny a charter Monday for a virtual (online) charter school, but the school can appeal to a charter commission in the state.
Several major Illinois school districts heard a proposal for an online charter school Monday night, and most people who spoke at the meetings were not in favor of the charter’s existence.
Preliminary results from research out of Penn State suggests that high-performing charter schools in Texas may be that way because they select students who would be more teachable anyway.