Charter schools

The list of demands from the union are the latest in an outpouring of public comments, questions, and concerns about the district’s proposed overhaul.
The 5280 Freedom School plans to open next fall with kindergarten and first grade, and add grades each year up to fifth grade.
It was the first time since 2005 that no public school run by NYC’s education department received the honor.
Newark middle school charter students move into a new building in the West Ward after sharing a school with elementary students.
A similar model has already landed another Indiana virtual school in hot water with legislators.
The charter-friendly organizations that have been heavily involved in past IPS races have both endorsed Hope Hampton over Kristen Elizabeth Phair.
At Mark Twain School for Scholars and University Preparatory Academy Elementary School, there was a sense of optimism about the school year
The district’s agreement with the union representing support staff could avert a strike.
Purdue Polytechnic and Believe Schools say their new schools would focus on students of color.
Ignite, which has rebranded as the Genius School, is on probationary status and could still face closure.
In an interview with Chalkbeat, Antonio Burt reflects on his tenure so far and his vision for this year and beyond
After being turned down by the Denver school board, the 5280 Freedom School appealed to the State Board of Education and won.
College president’s mockery of teacher training won’t necessarily dash hopes to bring charters to the state
The seven campuses in the LEARN Charter School Network began the school year on Monday, two weeks before Chicago Public Schools. The network usually starts in early August.
As enrollment in Indianapolis Public Schools’ neighborhood schools declines, some district charters kick off the 2022-23 school year with record enrollment.
Memphis board disregarded recommendation to deny Frayser network’s proposal, and instead approved Westside Middle School, which has an anti-racist theme.
Some families are scrambling to pay unexpected costs, and worry about where their children will go to school next year, after the state closed University Heights Charter School.
Lee says comments were taken out of context, but teacher groups say governor should have repudiated insults
The charter schools proposed to replicate the STEM School in Highlands Ranch, provide an education that centers Black students, and offer an arts option for elementary students.
Monarca Academy staff looks to enroll one to two classes of 6th graders by the end of the summer.
Polis is one of few elected Democrats to speak out against the changes, which could make it harder for charters to get startup grants.
As IPS seeks relief from the $1 charter law, it could let Purdue Polytechnic North temporarily use Broad Ripple High School under an innovation school agreement.
“What we’re talking about today is the educational equivalent of long COVID,” Bloomberg said. “The good news is we know how to treat it.”
Dubbed enrichment scholarships, Indiana’s voucher-like program will provide each student who qualifies through their score on state tests a $500 grant toward tutoring.
The Tennessee Public Charter School Commission voted unanimously on Friday to reject MAHS’ appeal and affirm Memphis-Shelby County Schools’ previous decision to close the school due to financial malfeasance.
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