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.
Next Generation Learning Challenges awards $5.4 million to 13 higher ed and grades 6-12 blended learning models from around the country.
The school fired four of its top management officials earlier this week.
Voters will decide whether to expand a math-tutoring program currently used in low-performing schools through a Harvard-affiliated turnaround initiative.
Pa. charter schools end contracts with operators and Indiana and Missouri school districts look to retain per-student funding.
Four new virtual schools will open this school year, bringing the total to 16. Three other applications were rejected.
The Mind Trust, a charter school advocacy group, awarded $2 million in grants for its charter school incubator program, which provides charter agencies with training and resources to help set up their schools.