CPS to hear new charter school proposalsChicago TribuneThe latest round of charter school expansion in Chicago has been met with a long string of protests by parents and community leaders who question Chicago Public Schools' claims that it is pushing charters primarily for neighborhoods where classrooms ...Austin residents protest proposed charter schoo […]
News & ObserverCharter school to open near gated community in Harnett CountyNews & ObserverBut even outside the gate, Anderson Creek Club Charter School could become a model for other developers who want a piece of North Carolina's expanding charter-school market. “We're professionals,” said Levinson, who is also chairman of the school […]
New York Daily NewsCharter schools make their mark on OKC districtNewsOK.comThe school board closed Marcus Garvey Leadership in May, and Lopez has recommended terminating the contract of Harper Academy, a charter school for high-risk students. “It's not so much about public versus charter, it's about what is going on at each ...Charter lie debunked […]
Second charter school on the horizon for UticaUtica Observer DispatchThe Mohawk Valley Community Charter School Initiative announced today that it will apply for charter school authorization from the State University of New York Charter Schools Institute. "The importance is giving parents a choice and giving students a ...
North Philly charter school's wellness center helps students to be wellPhilly.comNURSE JULIA Rodriguez loves at least two aspects of her job working at the Pan American Academy Charter School. No. 1, taking care of students who enter the Pan American Academy Wellness Center every day. And two, her office, which is small and ...and more »
Biggest Texas Charter School Network Reportedly Teaching CreationismHuffington PostAccording to science advocate Zack Kopplin, Texas students in more than 65 schools are not learning real science. Instead, he alleges, students enrolled in schools operated by the state's largest charter school program are learning a curriculum that is ...
NBC 10 Philadelphia2nd Phila. charter school shooting victim sent home; alleged gunman charged ...6abc.comWe are working with the Philadelphia Police Department and Delaware Valley Charter High School's public safety team to ensure that all safety measures are addressed. We will be open and resume school on Tuesday, January 21, 2014 so that our students […]
NBC 7 San DiegoAmerican Heritage Charter Schools Closed Friday Due to ThreatNBC 7 San DiegoThe post the parties had reported seeing online said the Heritage K-8 Charter School would be attacked at 10:30 a.m. Friday and included the words "barrage of bullets," Lt. Griffin said. Police spoke with school faculty and they agreed it would be best ...Pol […]
Texas Public Charter Schools Are Teaching CreationismSlate MagazineInfiltrating and subverting the charter-school movement has allowed Responsive Ed to carry out its religious agenda—and it is succeeding. Operating more than 65 campuses in Texas, Arkansas, and Indiana, Responsive Ed receives more than $82 million in ...and more »
Arizona Hopes New Charter Schools Can Lift Poor Phoenix AreaNew York TimesPHOENIX — In Arizona, the charter school movement has sold itself as a safe alternative for middle-class families looking to avoid the maze of underfunded neighborhood schools. The movement is now expanding into this city's most impoverished area for ...