Charter Pulse

Selected readings on US charter schools

NORTH CAROLINA: House panel okays fast-tracking expansion of for-profit charter schools

The House Education Committee approved a Senate bill that would allow for-profit charter schools to multiply rapidly in North Carolina. The bill creates an expedited review process for charter schools … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

CALIFORNIA: Charter Schools $100,000 opposition helps sink district’s bond measure

Earlier this month, and for the first time, the political arm of the California Charter Schools Association campaigned heavily against a proposed school construction bond in a district that hadn’t … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

COLORADO: New charter school focuses on special needs students

DENVER – Christine Ferris has come to Colorado from California with one mission in mind. She wants to create something special for special needs students in Denver. “If kids feel … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Charter public schools offer new possibilities to all students

Ray Charles, the great singer from Albany once said, “There are many spokes on the wheel of life. First, we’re here to explore new possibilities.” These words of limitless hope … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

TENNESSEE: Five new charter schools recommended for approval

Five out of eight applications for new charter schools in Nashville earned a recommendation for approval by Metro Nashville Public Schools — including a proposal from the nation’s largest charter … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

NEW YORK: Success Academy Wants 14 New Charter Schools

Success Academy Charter Schools said Tuesday it was applying to open 14 more charters in New York City, just months after a high-profile battle with Mayor Bill de Blasio over … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

NEW YORK: New Charter School Lottery System Gives Each Applicant White Pill, Enrolls Whoever Left Standing

Introducing key changes to the lottery system that governs the admissions process, the New York City Charter School Center notified potential students this week that openings will now be filled … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

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