Charter Schools

An Authoritative Look at Charter Schools and Segregation

Have charter schools intensified the already high levels of segregation afflicting American public schools?
More Louisiana Students Using Vouchers to Attend Private Schools (Figure 1)

What Happened in the Bayou?

Examining the Effects of the Louisiana Scholarship Program
Lack of transportation can be a barrier for parents considering sending a child to a school that is far from home.

Going the Extra Mile for School Choice

How five cities tackle the challenges of student transportation

Writing Under the Influence

A critique of “Asleep at the Wheel,” the Network for Public Education’s analysis of the federal Charter Schools Program

Q&A: Seth Andrew

Democracy Prep founder on building active citizens
Crystalle Green, the Communities in Schools of Mid-America site coordinator for Cross- roads Preparatory Academy in Kansas City, Missouri, hugs a student headed to class during a "Motivational Monday" event.

Supporting Students Outside the Classroom

Can wraparound services improve academic performance?

Turkey’s Fight Against U.S. Charters

An autocrat declares war on high-performing American schools

The Education Exchange: KIPP Schools and the Charter Sector Continue to Evolve

Richard Barth, CEO of the KIPP Foundation, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss how the KIPP network is adapting to changes in the charter sector.

EdStat: On the 2018 EdNext poll, public backing for charter schools has increased by 5 percentage points

After a substantial drop in support for charter schools last year, the 2018 EdNext poll finds that public backing for charter schools has increased by 5 percentage points this past year, to 44%, with 35% opposed.

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