A group of charter schools that received funding through the Next Generation Learning Challenges faces questions about the sustainability of their models after private funding dries up, according to a new analysis.
The major nationwide operator of online charter schools has opened its first virtual school focused on career-and-technical education, with plans for more to come.
Faced with increasing competition from charter and private schools, the Austin, Texas, school system is launching a $350,000 marketing campaign to try to win over families.
About 1,000 stakeholders in education, and three students who are currently part of it, looked at topics of school re-design, equity, and technology.
New program from the University of Pennsylvania aims to teach business people and educators how to start and run schools based on entrepreneurial principles.
Requests for E-rate funding are 79 percent higher for charter school buildings than traditional school buildings for 2014-15.
The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the operators with defrauding investors in a $37.5 million bond offering for school construction by failing to disclose conflicts of interest.
An analysis shows it costs 44 percent more to bus Ohio charter school students to class than it costs to bus students to their neighborhood school.
Educators, entrepreneurs, parents and teachers are invited to share ideas about how to create a New Orleans school with “more engaging, personalized experiences for students.”
Grants awarded through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are designed to help charters and traditional districts work through issues that have traditionally sparked friction between the two sectors.