Posts About "charter schools"

December 28, 2016

Two articles published by Education Next earlier this month draw attention to the fact that parents seem to be happier with their children’s schools when they are able to choose them.

January 29, 2016 · By John Kostouros

New research calls for the chartered public schools sector, now numbering 6,700+ schools with 2.9 million students, to become "better, broader, and bigger" and more innovative if it is to raise student achievement for today's global marketplace.

January 15, 2015 · By Ted Kolderie

In November, 2014 the U.S. Department of Education proposed a set of priorities, requirements, and criteria for the federal charter grants to state education agencies. Here is the response of three senior E|E associates, to that proposal.

December 1, 2013 · By Lars Esdal

Innovative Quality Schools (IQS), a charter school authorizer in Minnesota, is soliciting applications from organizations and individuals anywhere in the world who are interested in providing outstanding learning opportunities.

December 3, 2012 · By Joe Graba

Zero Chance of Passage, Ember Reichgott Junge’s new book, is an uplifting account of the passage of the nation’s first charter school law; and how the Minneapolis teacher's union changed opinion, and came to view chartering laws as an opportunity for teachers to gain autonomy and participate in the creation of chartered schools.

November 16, 2012 · By Lars Esdal

At last week’s Charter Schools Development Center’s (CSDC) leadership conference, E|E's Ted Kolderie talked with CSDC's founder Eric Premack about how and why chartering lost its initial focus on innovation and how that now needs to be recaptured.

September 7, 2012 · By Lars Esdal

On this date in 1992 the first chartered school in the nation, City Academy, opened it's doors. Such an anniversary offers an occasion to reflect on what has happened in the intervening years with chartering, and to consider its future.

September 4, 2012 · By Lars Esdal

Education Evolving’s Ted Kolderie was featured last weekend in a series of National Public Radio (NPR) stories about the direction the charter schools movement has taken since the first chartered school opened in 1992.