charter schools

College Readiness Mission of 20 New Texas Charter Schools

The second of 20 San Antonio IDEA Public School campuses is headed to the South Side and and is scheduled to open in fall 2013.

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D.C. Plans to Close 20 Schools, Consolidate Students to Others

Facing a growing challenge from the burgeoning charter school movement, the D.C. Public School system plans to close 20 schools, most of them at the beginning of next academic year.

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K12 Education in Barack Obama’s Second Term of Office

Easton Area School District (Pa.) to Bill Cyber and Charter Schools for Students Who Play Sports

Former Easton Area School District students who transferred to cyber and charter schools can still play for Easton's home teams, but their new schools will have to pay.

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Passage of Ga. Charter Schools Amendment Heartens Some, Worries Others

With the bruising battle over the charter schools amendment in the state’s rear-view mirror, educators and politicians are focusing on what they believe comes next.

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Cyber-Charter Schools: Are They Making the Grade?

Angela Altrichter home-schooled all three of her sons through eighth grade.

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Parent Trigger Law Enacted for the First Time

Battle Over Georgia Charter Schools Involves Big Money

Campaign finance records show that supporters of Georgia's charter school amendment have outspent opponents by a significant margin. 

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Is Charter School Amendment About Money or the Children?

An editorial in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution opposing Amendment One says it would be a waste of taxpayer funds to create a new bureaucracy to do what the state board of education can already do.

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Judge Sentences Ohio Ex-Charter Treasurer to 2 Years

A former treasurer to more than a dozen Ohio charter schools was sentenced Wednesday to two years in federal prison for embezzling more than $470,000 in federal education funds from four schools over six years.

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