Charters

In the America-first budget, schools come last

Trump’s education budget defunds public schools and universities, herds students toward private and charter schools

Video: Inside a jail school trying to treat kids like scholars not criminals

A once notorious juvenile detention center in New Orleans gets a new school

What can Betsy DeVos really do?

Experts on left and right assess possibilities for expanding school choice and limiting the work of the Office for Civil Rights

OPINION: Those who wanted federal power over schools now fear Betsy DeVos might use it to foster choice and voucher plans

An argument for letting school choice expand, under individual state scenarios

In a city still struggling with segregation, a popular charter school fights to remain diverse

Bricolage Academy hopes new admissions system that sets aside seats for poor kids will keep classrooms integrated

Can private Pre-K for All providers survive in New York City?

As New York City continues to expand its nationally lauded free preschool program, private providers contend with high expectations and exacting requirements

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OPINION: The potentially ruinous consequences of diverting money for low-income students into vouchers

A rushed and haphazard plan is not how New York created quality alternatives

DeVos praises virtual schools, but new research points to problems

A new study adds to the body of research showing that online-only schools don’t serve low-performing students

Study says New Orleans schools spend more on administration and less on teaching after charter transformation

The research undercuts one argument for charters — that they’re a solution to bloated bureaucracies at parishwide school systems

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