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Williamson, Inc. hosted its second Policy Talks of 2022 at the Columbia State Community College Williamson Campus Friday morning. The panel featured members of Tennessee’s state legislature. State Senate Majority Leader Jack Johnson and state Reps. Glen Casada, Sam Whitson and Todd Warner discussed Gov. Bill Lee’s recently unveiled “student-based funding formula” plan aimed at […]

February 11, 2022

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Tags: Bill, charter, committee, education, funding, Missouri, passes, School, Senate

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Categories: Special needs education

A bill that would shift millions of dollars from traditional public schools to charter schools advanced Thursday with approval from lawmakers. The Senate Education Committee voted 7-1 after a hearing on the school funding bill sponsored by Sen. Andrew Koenig, R-Manchester. Sen. Jill Schupp, D-Creve Coeur, cast the lone vote in opposition. Currently, school districts […]

The NOLA Public Schools district is sponsored by Friends of King, the founding group that established the Dr. Martin Luther King Charter School operates requiring a third party to oversee their special education services over the next six months due to a series of special education violations, the district says it has identified itself with […]

Release date: October 8, 2021 10:54 amAuthor: Texas AFT On Monday, Texas AFT attorney Patty Quinzi testified before the Texas Education Agency about the proposed Charter School Performance Framework (CSPF) for charter schools. The indicators within the CSPF are intended to assess compliance with federal laws, state laws, state rules or regulations and / or […]

October 8, 2021

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As an educational policy researcher and author of a new book that I wrote together with my colleague Wagma Mommandi – Choice of School: How Charter Schools Control Access and Organize Enrollment, I have found that charter schools are not as open to the public as they are often portrayed to be. This finding is […]

September 26, 2021

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Tags: charter, commission, education, guidelines, lottery, Mexico, School, Updates

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Following reports that some New Mexico charter schools were demanding too much personal information on their lottery applications, the Public Education Commission unanimously decided on Friday to update the lottery guidelines for schools under their jurisdiction. Now, no state-regulated charter school is allowed to circulate registration forms or require applicants to provide their home address […]

August 20, 2021

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Tags: celebrates, charter, education, expansion, Montessori

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Big-eyed students tried their best not to run around the halls in excitement when they first saw the colorful walls and hanging displays of the recently renovated and expanded Gettysburg Montessori Charter School on Wednesday night. Teachers, faculty, parents and students celebrated the reopening of the 888 Coleman Road, Gettysburg site with a ribbon cut […]

July 16, 2021

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Tags: charter, education, Give, grant, groups, program, School, State, time

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Demographics at charter schools Last school year, 200 charter schools were opened in North Carolina, with six more to open in the fall. Charter schools are taxpayer funded schools that are exempt from some of the requirements traditional public schools must meet, such as providing buses and meals for students. The lack of transportation and […]