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enrollment at colorado’s online, charter schools show biggest growth


colorado’s student population grew again in 2017, but by the smallest numbers since 1989. the biggest increases were in charter and online schools.






charter school enrollment is surging in minnesota


new data on minnesota schools show immense growth in enrollment at charter schools. below, check specific schools to see how enrollment has changed.






charter school enrollment is surging in minnesota


new data on minnesota schools show immense growth in enrollment at charter schools. below, check specific schools to see how enrollment has changed.






utah charter enrollment slows, still outpaces public schools


salt lake city (ap) — new figures from the utah board of education show enrollment in charter schools has slowed but still outpaces enrollment across the state’s entire public education system. the salt lake tribune reports the numbers released on tuesday indicate charter school enrollment grew by nearly 6 percent this year as public school […]






charter schools deserve same funding as colorado’s other public schools (2 lette


charter schools are public schools, and as such, should be entitled to the property tax funds that support all public schools, since 13 percent of colorado public school students attend charter schools.






chicago public schools enrollment declines by about 10,000


chicago (ap) — enrollment in chicago public schools is down by nearly 10,000 students from a year ago. the school district announced friday that 371,382 students attend public schools, including privately run charter schools. last year’s head count was 381,349, down about 11,000 from the previous school year. the district planned on an enrollment decline […]






charter school enrollment is surging in minnesota


at charter schools like athlos leadership academy in brooklyn park, stride academy in st. cloud and twin cities academy high school in st. paul, student enrollment has skyrocketed, with each adding hundreds of new students over the past five years.






strive works to prove charter schools can sustain high test scores while serving


until a few years ago, strive, like many other charter schools, wasn’t focused on meeting the needs of high-needs students. that changed in part because of an unusual effort by denver public schools to get its charter schools to serve their fair share of high-needs students. it also changed because strive embraced the challenge, part of a broader “equity agenda” that includes other changes in enrollment and school practices.






us charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation


milwaukee (ap) — charter schools are among the nation’s most segregated, an associated press analysis finds — an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools. national enrollment data shows that charters are vastly over-represented among schools where minorities study in the most extreme racial […]






aclu report slams arizona charter school enrollment policies


phoenix (ap) — hundreds of arizona’s state-funded charter schools use discriminatory enrollment policies to close their doors to certain students, according to a report released thursday by a civil rights group. the american civil liberties union of arizona said an investigation found numerous schools had admission requirements that seemed intent on deterring students with certain […]






lawmakers kill bill to send more tax money to colorado charter schools, separate


opponents tuesday cheered the defeat of a controversial measure that would have given more funding to colorado's charter schools from voter-approved mill levy overrides. another charter school measure is still alive.






states struggle with oversight of online charter schools


as u.s. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students get a real education and schools get the right funding.






l.a. unified moves closer to a unified enrollment system


pressed by l.a. schools supt. michelle king, the board of education on tuesday unanimously approved a plan to create an enrollment system that will allow students and families to apply to just about any schools they choose at the same time, through one online application. the $24-million project...






opinion: california needs better oversight of charter schools that taxpayers fun


california spends billions on charter school facilities at the expense of regular public schools that often show better results for students






as cps schools empty: mayor emanuel, don't let this crisis go to waste


the latest school enrollment figures for chicago public schools are in, and they’re worse than expected. enrollment this fall is down nearly 10,000 students from last year, to 371,382. last fall, enrollment plunged nearly 11,000. that’s 21,000 students who have vanished from cps classrooms in just...






colorado charter schools deserve equal share of education funds


voters have approved mill-levy overrides in more than 30 districts to fund schools over what the state sets as a limit for property assessment, and the time for districts to share that money with charter schools has come.






l.a. unified narrowly backs state bills for new controls over charter schools


a divided los angeles board of education on tuesday voted to endorse and push for three hotly debated state bills that seek to place new controls on charter schools. the 4-3 vote largely reflected an ideological split over the growth and oversight of charters, issues that have dominated the most...






charter schools vs. public schools: a false choice


charter schools may provide a better option for children when traditional public schools fail but are they the answer to systemic problems in us education?






school board may try new tactic to fight charter schools in seattle


in a move to halt the growth of charter schools, the seattle school board may vote to oppose giving them the same freedom from zoning rules that district programs enjoy.






bill to equally fund colorado charter schools earns first ok from senate


colorado senators gave initial support to a bill that would require school districts to equally share voter-approved tax increases with their charter schools, after making changes to ease in the new mandate.






u.s. charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation


charter schools are among the nation's most segregated, an associated press analysis finds — an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools.






us charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation


charter schools are among the nation's most segregated, an associated press analysis finds — an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing traditional public schools.






cps issues $35 million reprieve on enrollment-based cuts for schools


chicago public schools officials said the system will not cut an extra $35 million from schools that enrolled fewer students than expected following the term's first two weeks of classes. cps will also continue to spend more on buildings that beat district enrollment estimates. that means about...






61 percent of gary children in charter, private schools: report


a recent report by the indiana department of education shows public schools in northern lake county have lost the most students to charter and private schools this year. using data from the start of the 2017-18 school year, figures show the loss has been greatest in gary where the ratio of students...






devos awards indiana $59m for charter school expansion


indianapolis (ap) — federal education secretary betsy devos is awarding $59 million to the state of indiana to expand charter schools. indiana was one of nine states to be awarded millions for charter schools, though individual charter networks in other states will also get money. state schools superintendent jennifer mccormick says the $59 million will […]






people barred from chicago schools hired by charter schools


chicago (ap) — teachers and other staff barred from being hired by chicago public schools have landed jobs in the city’s privately managed charter and contract schools. inspector general nicholas schuler said in a report published tuesday that 163 former cps employees banned from working for the district were hired by 33 different charter or […]






charter schools vs. traditional public schools: a false choice


charter schools may provide a better option for children when traditional public schools fail but are they the answer to systemic problems in us education?






k-12 boost contingent on cutting cyber schools, shared time


lansing, mich. (ap) — gov. rick snyder’s bid to boost base k-12 funding by the largest amount in years is contingent on republican lawmakers agreeing to cut state aid in two areas they favor: cyber charter schools and the use of public funds to teach private or homeschool students. spending on online charter schools and […]






k-12 boost contingent on cutting cyber schools, shared time


lansing, mich. (ap) — gov. rick snyder’s bid to boost base k-12 funding by the largest amount in 17 years is contingent on republican lawmakers agreeing to cut state aid in two areas they favor: cyber charter schools and the use of public funds to teach private or homeschool students. spending on online charter schools […]






state commission makes no recommendation on l.a. charter schools’ future


the fate of two los angeles charter schools remained an open question wednesday, after a state commission declined to make a recommendation on whether they should remain open or close this summer. the move comes amid a federal investigation of the charter network that operates the schools — the...






showdown looming between l.a. unified and charter schools


a showdown is looming between the charter division of the los angeles unified school district and charter schools that want to buck some of the district’s rules. district officials say the rules are needed to keep the schools accountable. the schools call them bureaucratic and say complying is...






teachers union opens a front on former sacramento mayor's charter schools


teachers at a network of sacramento charter schools founded by former mayor kevin johnson are trying to unionize, citing growing discontent over the schools’ management and high staff turnover. the four schools, which are operated by st. hope public schools, are a desirable target for a union for...






“historic” colorado charter school funding measure headed for governor’s signatu


a bipartisan charter school funding bill that backers termed "historic" is now headed for gov. john hickenlooper's signature after passing the state senate wednesday. the measure calls for charter schools to be funded equally with traditional public schools






moratorium on charter schools heads to full house


a committee voted along party lines saturday to temporarily halt the creation of any new charter schools.






ohio board to online charter school: pay back disputed $60m


ohio officials moved forward monday with clawing back $60 million in disputed funding from one of the nation's largest online charter schools, a blow that the school called unfair but unsurprising and likely to be the subject of further consideration in court.