Fates of charters schools in Miami and Philadelphia will be decided amid allegations of financial mismanagement by the operators of those schools.
The move by the state board of education comes in the wake of increasing scrutiny of the schools’ financial and academic problems.
New report from American Enterprise Institute says policy must give private sector more incentive to conduct third-party evaluations.
With large parts of federal School Improvement Grants going to private consultants that produce mixed results, officials are considering stricter reviews.
Charter schools in Michigan, which are mostly managed for profit, spend more on school administration than traditional public schools.
Antitrust suit against Apple and major publishers aims to lower prices of consumer e-books, but the implications for e-textbooks are unclear.
Pearson, Cengage, and MacMillan Higher Education sue open content start-up in latest battle over free and paid education content.
PowerMyLearning.com plans to aggregate free education content, collect performance data, and solicit ratings.
Piedmont City School District sees new initiative as stepping stone to innovation, research partnerships.
The federal government there is planning to open 2,500 privately managed schools over the next five years.