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.
The number of for-profit operators of charter schools continues to grow, though they are far outnumbered by nonprofit managers, a report finds.
An Australian researcher says evidence from his country demonstrates relying on market forces to improve education is not a reliable strategy to boost learning.
Charters schools that received grants and loans through an organization called the Charter School Growth Fund produced strong learning gains, a nationwide study found.
The state doesn’t allow charter schools, but new law will give district-run schools greater autonomy.