Chicago Public Schools considers 21 additional charter schools

Chicago Public Schools considers 21 additional charter schools
Charter school operators have proposed opening 21 new campuses in the city starting in the 2017-18 school year, Chicago Public Schools announced before Wednesday's Board of Education meeting. The district said it received "letters of intent" for the …
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Inside Kentucky's charter school debate
The debate over charter schools has become the biggest question in Kentucky education. A charter is an independently managed public school operating under a charter, or contract, with a governmental entity or a school board. The idea is that these …
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Time Warner Cable CIO transforms IT as Charter merger looms
Sven Gerjets is facing such challenges as the CIO of Time Warner Cable (TWC), which sits between its failed 2015 acquisition by Comcast and a pending merger with Charter Communications. “It's an interesting transformation opportunity because with the …
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Charter School Advocacy Group Claims Violence In NYC Public Schools

Charter School Advocacy Group Claims Violence In NYC Public Schools
A pro-charter school group released a report Thursday that claims violence surged last year in New York City public schools by 23 percent, DNAinfo reports. Families for Excellent Schools, gathering information from incident reported in a state …
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Canadian housing advocates taking failed Charter challenge to UN
The Charter challenge, launched in 2010 by the Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation and four homeless and precariously housed Torontonians, claimed federal and provincial inaction on homelessness violates security and equality rights.
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Lincoln High Might Open Its Campus to Separate Charter School
Last month, San Diego Unified school board members approved proposals for eight charter schools that want to use district facilities. Under the terms of Prop. 39, which California voters passed in 2000, the school district is legally required to …
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