• News 2013

News 2013

They’re growing, despite union hostility. Charter schools reached a new milestone this year. According to the Center for Education Reform, more than 5,000 charters are now operating in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Considering that the...
  • Charter school enrollment sees largest single-year increase nationwide, as Florida leads the way

Charter school enrollment sees largest single-year increase nationwide, as Florida leads the way

Charter school enrollment sees largest single-year increase nationwide, as Florida leads the way By ALLISON ROSS Palm Beach Post Staff Writer Updated: 9:15 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011 Posted: 5:35 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 It’s not only in Palm Beach...
  • South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

Parental demand fuels charter schools’ growth in Broward Board pursuing options to keep students in traditional schools By Marc Freeman, Sun Sentinel 6:19 PM EST, November 24, 2011 Given a choice, Broward County parents are increasingly turning to...
  • Demand for Charter Schools Is High, Seats Are Few

Demand for Charter Schools Is High, Seats Are Few

BOSTON — The waiting lists for charter schools, already notoriously long, look like they are about to get longer. President Barack Obama and Arne Duncan, his new education secretary, are trying to entice states into opening more of the alternative...
  • Charter Schools Against the Odds

Charter Schools Against the Odds

They’re growing, despite union hostility. Charter schools reached a new milestone this year. According to the Center for Education Reform, more than 5,000 charters are now operating in 39 states and the District of Columbia. Considering that the first...