(Reuters) - Charter schools across the United States have improved in recent years, but on average, they still offer little advantage over traditional public education, according to a new study released on Tuesday. Full story
NBC’s Rehema Ellis, Derrell Bradford, executive director of Excellent Education for Everyone, and Eva Moskowitz, CEO of the Success Charter Network, join MSNBC’s Craig Melvin to talk about school closures, education reform and the charter school movement.
WALTON, Kansas (Reuters) - The first clue is a sign "Fresh Eggs for Sale" in front of the school. There is a sheep pen on the baseball field and the sounds of farm animals greet pupils every morning. Full story
(Reuters) - Getting in can be grueling. Full story
Many school reform activists have pushed charter schools as a fix to public education inequality, but Melissa Harris-Perry and her panel examine research showing that in many communities, charter schools are more likely to be racially imbalanced.
An email announcing an opening in a charter school for Heather Davis-Jones' daughter Shakia is pictured at their residence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania February 9, 2013. Applications for seats at public charter schools can run as long as 25 pages, requesting school transcripts, test scores, teacher
(9/13/12, CENTRAL FALLS, RI) From left, The Learning Community charter school co-founders Sarah Friedman and Meg O'Leary speak with Central Falls school district superintendent Dr. Frances Gallo during a meeting at The Learning Community charter school in Central Falls, RI on Thursday. The teachers