Anti-school choice activists often argue that charter school expansion hurts existing schools, but a new study of New York City schools found that new charter schools are increasing the performance of schools around them.
The peer-reviewed statistical analysis, conducted by Temple University professor Sarah Cordes, indicates charter schools are not only helping the students enrolled, but also students at schools that feel pressured to increase performance due to their close proximity to a new charter school.
Children of Washington, D.C. public officials reportedly bypassed a lottery system for getting into coveted public schools by leveraging their relationship with a willing D.C. Public Schools chancellor.
Rap mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs helped open a charter school in East Harlem on Monday that he’s had in the making for more than six years, WPIX reported.
Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards is seeking to scale back the Louisiana Scholarship Program, the latest attack against the school choice initiative.
An unprecedented 16,104 events are scheduled across the country for National School Choice Week, which began Monday even as some schools were closed due to snow.
Inner-city Catholic schools are entering a period of improved performance and growth, according to a new report produced by the Philanthropy Roundtable.
Demand for charter schools in Brooklyn is at an all time high despite pushback from Mayor Bill de Blasio, the New York Post reports.