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Opposition Launches Legal Challenge to Nevada’s New School Choice ProgramAugust 27, 2015

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is challenging Nevada’s newly created and not even yet implemented Education Savings Account (ESA) program.

Statement from The Center for Education Reform on North Carolina Supreme Court’s Ruling Opportunity Scholarships ConstitutionalJuly 23, 2015

Kara Kerwin, president of The Center for Education Reform (CER), issued the following statement on the North Carolina Supreme Court’s ruling today upholding the constitutionality of the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program:

Karl Dean: Never enough great schools in NashvilleAugust 25, 2015

by Karl Dean The Tennessean August 24, 2015 “When is enough enough?” That question was posed during the Metro school board’s meeting Tuesday night before the board voted to deny KIPP Nashville’s charter applications – applications that were recommended for approval by the district’s charter review committee. It’s a question worth considering. When will we […]

Charter schools provide choice, high standardsJune 23, 2015

As someone who has spent more than three decades working in both public and private sectors to improve the lives of Florida's families, it's impossible for me to sit idly and let rhetoric trump reality in recent Sun Sentinel coverage of the Palm Beach School District's war on charter schools.

Number of Baton Rouge charter schools doubles in 3 years; four new ones open this weekAugust 10, 2015

by Charles Lussier The Advocate August 5, 2015 Four new charter schools are opening their doors this week in Baton Rouge, joining an increasingly crowded local education marketplace. They bring the total number of charter schools in East Baton Rouge Parish to 25, double the total just three years ago. Charter schools are public schools […]

Group sues 13 school districts for not using test scores in teacher evaluationsJuly 17, 2015

An education advocacy group sued 13 California school districts Thursday, claiming that they have ignored a state law requiring teachers’ performance evaluations to include student standardized test scores.