Number of charter schools, students in U.S. rises

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The number of children attending charter schools in the United States hit a record of about 6 percent of all students in public schools, according to a federal education report released on Tuesday.   Charter schools are publicly funded schools operated separately from local school districts. They are usually independently run [...]

Number of charter schools, students in U.S. rises 2017-08-28T10:26:47+00:00

NC Innovative School District Letter: August 15, 2017

As many of you may be aware, last year the North Carolina General Assembly designed and launched a new strategy in our state focused on improving student outcomes in low-performing schools.   This effort, the North Carolina Innovative School District (ISD), will partner with local communities and schools across the state, with a focus on creating [...]

NC Innovative School District Letter: August 15, 2017 2017-08-16T09:27:19+00:00

The NAACP’s Inept Vendetta against Charter Schools

The Trump era has seen many formerly august institutions abase themselves. In the latest example, after holding a series of town halls on urban education, the NAACP found troublesome evidence of separate and unequal systems of education. But this time they have resolved to try to keep black kids out of the better schools.   [...]

The NAACP’s Inept Vendetta against Charter Schools 2017-08-09T17:20:23+00:00