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Rona Fairhead: government must protect BBC independence in charter
Fairhead urged the government to publish the white paper on charter renewal as soon as possible while ensuring that the public support for the BBC – with nearly 90% of respondents to the trust's recent consultation saying its independence is important.
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Montini: So…charter schools spend more, achieve less?
And as it turns out, charter schools spend a lot more on those costs than other school districts. According to the institute's report: “Arizona's approximately 600 charter schools spent $ 128 million more on administrative costs during the 2014-15 …

Bernie Sanders, Al Franken Raise Concerns About Charter-Time Warner Cable
Bernie Sanders, Al Franken and three other U.S. senators have raised sharp concerns about the potential for Charter Communications and Comcast to exert “duopoly” control of broadband service if the feds approve the pending $ 61 billion merger agreement …
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SASD Board renews 5 charter schools after delay
Approximately 80 parents and students attended the meeting at North High School in a show of support for the charter schools. Following the unanimous decision to reauthorize the schools' contracts and a thunderous applause, the board addressed the …
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STEM Charter Academy chosen for NASA satellite launch
RATHDRUM, Idaho (AP) NASA has selected a team of students at a northern Idaho charter school to design and build a satellite for launch next year. A proposal by STEM Charter Academy in Rathdrum was one of 20 nanosatellite ideas chosen by NASA to fly …
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New charter school will have 30 teachers
Hudson Arts & Science Charter School, slated to open this September at the site of the former Mater Dei Academy (St. Stephen's School) on Midland Ave. in Kearny, is projecting it will be operating at a per-pupil cost of $ 9,493. That estimate is less …
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Charter review panel sends work to Council
"We have a very good document," John Nader, Charter Review Committee chairman and a former mayor, said after the meeting. The revision enhanced the role of the mayor to lead city government and the city manager to administer, he said, and clarified …
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Teachers consider plan to convert Bullard High to a charter school
Some teachers at Bullard High are pushing to convert from a public school to a charter school in an effort to break away from Fresno Unified School District's oversight. The push comes after recent concerns on campus that the district's student …
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Can charter school operators save sinking Atlanta schools?
The state could close them, turn them into charter schools or run them itself. As districts nationally face takeovers under similar plans, Atlanta is one of the few to attempt drastic steps to get ahead of the bulldozer and cling to some measure of …
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Local charter school favors new contract bill
Joel Lovstedt, the administrator of Connor Academy in Chubbuck, said he likes the "flexibility" the charter school bill on teacher contracts provides. It's that "flexibility" that has many education stakeholders concerned, though.

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BB&T Securities Sells 81 Shares of Charter Communications, Inc. (CHTR)
Charter Communications logo BB&T Securities reduced its position in shares of Charter Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ:CHTR) by 0.8% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned …
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3 Reasons Charter Communications Stock Could Rise
Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR) stock is essentially sitting in a holding pattern while the company waits for a Federal Communications Commission ruling on its planned purchase of Time Warner Cable (NYSE:TWC). Assuming the deal gets …
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A Dangerously Good Charter School
The high-ranked Basis school in Scottsdale, Ariz., wants to expand, but some residents—along with public schools—are raising “safety” concerns. By. Allysia Finley. Allysia Finley. The Wall Street Journal. CANCEL. BiographyAllysia Finley …
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Charter would radically change city, county government
A group of local community leaders on Thursday unveiled the details of a much-anticipated charter proposal to merge the city of Dayton and Montgomery County governments. The plan, developed over six months by a committee with the nonprofit group …
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Duval board considers disappointing some charter schools seeking renewals
A charter school is facing concerns about separation of church and state as Duval's School Board gets set to consider renewing contracts for four charter schools at its March meeting. The three other charter school operators also face issues that may …
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4 Charlotte-area charter schools add new campuses
In another sign of the Charlotte-area charter school boom, four established schools have announced plans to open new campuses and add grade levels soon. Langtree Charter Academy in Mooresville and Cabarrus Charter Academy in Concord, both part of …
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Impact of court decision on Philly charter schools extends beyond that city's
A state Supreme Court ruling on a Philadelphia charter school lawsuit highlights the need for a school funding formula that provides adequate, stable funding to all public schools, according to an official from the Education Law Center-PA.