Charter Schools

Politics
“The senator is here to talk about the contributions fighters like you have made to history,” Rep. Ayanna Pressley told the protesters at Clark Atlanta University.
Politics
The sweeping plan also takes aim at charters, suggesting they divert precious resources away from traditional public schools.
Politics
The former mayor’s education work made him a national darling. But the people of Newark are ambivalent about his reforms.
Politics
Leaders of the nation's oldest civil rights group say that members are being paid by right-wing groups to infiltrate the organization and sow chaos.
Politics
The Democratic presidential candidate, who as a New Jersey mayor backed charter schools, pledges to fight GOP efforts to privatize the education system.
Politics
10 of the 2020 contenders answered questions at a forum hosted by the nation's largest teachers union.
Politics
These charter school teachers are watching from the sidelines as their livelihood faces growing criticism.
Politics
Teachers went on strike in February over a bill they opposed. A few months later, they face the same fight.
Politics
The Obama administration, on the other hand, championed charter schools.
Politics
The release of the 2020 presidential hopeful's proposal coincides with the anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision.
Education
Last year's fight was over compensation. This year's fight was over charter schools.
Education
Republican lawmakers are seeking to create charter schools, a move many teachers see as retaliation for their previous walkout.
Politics
Teachers at traditional L.A. public schools aren't the only ones striking. So are educators from charter schools.
Politics
Unions are hoping momentum from successful teacher walkouts can lead to midterm victories.
Education
The current debate over school funding must move beyond teacher salaries and whether the books in public schools are tattered.
Politics
Teachers say they left the meeting disappointed and frustrated.
Education
The school system is now allowing girls to tie their school sweatshirts around their waists.
Education
Dozens of school districts will close again as Kentucky teachers protest the "dismantling" of public education.
Opinion
Radical self-interest and self-preservation is the rotten, racist core of ideology of "school choice."
Politics
At a charter high school in a high-poverty area of Brooklyn, New York, many kids don’t graduate in four years. Seeing their achievements requires looking beyond the data.