Charter Schools

Say What You Will, Online Charter School Graduation Rates Are Still Too Low

Mary Gifford, representing K12 Inc., the nation’s largest provider of full-time online education, takes exception to analysis that she considers too judgmental regarding the low graduation rates...

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School Choice

Charter Schools Are Graduating Students in High Numbers, But Here Are Some That Aren't

If you need a pick-me-up inspiration after a long hard year of working on education, nothing lifts your spirits like the images of proud young men and women from urban high schools who are headed to...

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Community

Learning From a Charter School Turnaround in Memphis

Sometimes the best way to get the hang something tricky is to learn from others' experiences. As National School Choice Week wraps up, I recommend listening to some people who work in a choice school...

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Chicago

Don’t Let the Party Poopers Ruin Your #SchoolChoiceWeek

It’s National School Choice Week, an annual celebration of all the forms of school choice. More than 16,000 separate events will take place as families, students, teachers and their schools showcase...

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Charter Schools

A Practical Approach to Closing For-Profit Charter Schools

National for-profit charter school operators have increasingly been in the press lately, and not for good reasons. Based on how often for-profit operators embarrass the charter sector, many are...

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