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The Global Search for Educatio...

Jul 24, 2016 by

“What the US now needs is a learning Secretary who promotes challenging and joyful learning for all students, uplifting and impactful...

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Cap on charter schools needs t...

Jun 24, 2015 by

Breathtaking results from yet another study, and the announcement that three prominent Boston lawyers plan to mount a constitutional...

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Over 1,000 ‘failing̵...

Jun 2, 2015 by

Every school rated inadequate by Ofsted, up to 1,000 over five years, will become an academy, under a new bill to be published later....

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School Choice Works, So Why Ca...

May 30, 2015 by

As school choice initiatives around the country gather steam, a slew of new reports suggest what many reformers have long said:...

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What happens when the Stax Rec...

May 26, 2015 by

Alan Richard – MEMPHIS—The Soulsville Charter School in South Memphis — the neighborhood whose soul music influenced the world...

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Free school expansion plans la...

May 23, 2015 by

By Sean Coughlan – The flagship Conservative election pledge to open a further 500 free schools in England is being put into...

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CPS may allow charters to move...

May 21, 2015 by

Chicago Public Schools will now consider allowing charter schools to move into shuttered school buildings, if there’s community...

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Stop penalizing Texas charter ...

May 19, 2015 by

David Robinson – High-performing public charter schools are working to level the playing field for Texas students growing up in...

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Does anyone have the answers o...

May 14, 2015 by

by Sara Neufeld – Forty states say they don’t have the expertise required to support low-performing schools turning around,...

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Aspire teachers at center of f...

Dec 6, 2013 by

Jill Tucker – When Eva Kellogg’s bosses evaluated her performance as a teacher, they observed her classes. They reviewed...

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Newark charter schools succeed

Jan 20, 2013 by

Miller-Harrington attributes the school’s success in part to the high standards set for the students by all of the building’s...

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Most states failing to impleme...

Jan 15, 2013 by

“In effect, students and families in these states are left without any options outside of the traditional public school system,”...

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Maine rejects new charter scho...

Jan 11, 2013 by

“I’m speaking out against the administration of the school systems, K-12, because they’re stuck in the status quo… AUGUSTA,...

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Charter schools want purchasin...

Jan 10, 2013 by

Education experts and some Arizona legislators want to end the practice of handing out so many exemptions. The Arizona State Board...

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Maine to eliminate cap charter...

Jan 8, 2013 by

This is about giving students choices in their education that will help them succeed. AUGUSTA, Maine – Gov. Paul LePage is pushing to...

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The mere threat of charter sch...

Jan 1, 2013 by

“Petersburg’s schools remained stuck near the bottom of the performance heap for years, and nobody ever formed a Committee to Save...

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The Global Search for Educatio...

Dec 21, 2012 by

According to Andreas Schleicher of OECD, the United States is unique among countries in that the generation of workers entering the...

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Leadership for Charter Schools

Dec 7, 2012 by

Dr. Martin Haberman, Distinguished Professor, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee , Author of “Star” Teachers Serving Children In...

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LAUSD wins key legal battle wi...

Dec 7, 2012 by

Los Angeles school district officials won a key legal battle with charter schools this week, when an appeals court struck down a...

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Pennsylvania slapped by U.S. E...

Nov 27, 2012 by

While Pennsylvania considers adding eight more cyber charter schools to its roster of 16, it is smarting from a rebuke by the U.S....

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