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Charter Schools

A collection of news and information related to Charter Schools published by this site and its partners.

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  • More Federal Subpoenas In Hartford Charter School Probe

    More Federal Subpoenas In Hartford Charter School Probe
    HARTFORD — City and state educators said Monday that they had been served with subpoenas by a federal grand jury examining the expenditure of millions of dollars in public money by the troubled charter school management company FUSE. The subpoenas...
  • Last School Fires Hartford Charter Group FUSE

    Last School Fires Hartford Charter Group FUSE
    The Hartford charter school operator FUSE, facing a state investigation and the loss of school management contracts in Connecticut, has now been pulled from an elementary school in Baton Rouge that it was set to open next month, Louisiana education...
  • Board revokes approval of charter school

    The Burbank Unified school board on Thursday revoked its approval of Giligia Charter Academy, citing the failure of petitioners to secure a school site by the deadline or provide a thorough updated budget, as well as what some school board members...
  • Leader Editorial: Charter schools have a place in community

    After tentatively approving the Giligia Charter Academy last month, the Burbank Unified School Board rejected its petition. On its face, the reasoning is clearly defensible: The school has yet to get a building, the presented budget seems a bit hinky,...
  • Giligia Charter Academy misses deadline to disclose location

    Burbank school officials said they had not yet received an address where Giligia Charter Academy would operate, though that information was due Monday. The charter's lead petitioner, Julia Yeranossian-Aghishian, declined to disclose the school's address...
  • Scott, Crist duke it out over education records

    Scott, Crist duke it out over education records
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida's two leading candidates for governor are administering a high-stakes test of their own to voters this summer: Call it a pop quiz on who cut more classroom dollars. In a bombardment of television ads, Republican Gov. Rick...
  • Orlando's Jones High struggles to fill its halls

    Orlando's Jones High struggles to fill its halls
    Nearly 10 years after a rebuild reshaped Orlando's historically black Jones High, the school remains half-empty. This past academic year, 763 students attended Jones, fewer than a third of the average enrollment at Orange County's other 18 traditional...
  • CPS traditional schools see drop in funding under plan

    CPS traditional schools see drop in funding under plan
    While Chicago Public Schools officials maintain they do everything to keep budget cuts away from the classroom, the proposed operating budget for the coming school year decreases funding to 504 traditional neighborhood schools by $72 million. The budget...
  • Lake schools record increase in A's, but also in F's, on state report card

    Lake schools record increase in A's, but also in F's, on state report card
    Lake County more than doubled the number of A grades for elementary and middle schools on the state's annual report card, but the district also recorded five F's compared to none last year. District spokesman Chris Patton said the drop in grades at some...
  • More PB schools receive A's and F's

    Rees PB Search 2014 Florida school grades at SunSentinel.com/schoolgrades School grades brought good news and bad news for Palm Beach County, with more schools receiving A's, but also more getting slapped with D's and F's. The grades can affect home...
  • Gains show the charter model works: My Word

    Gains show the charter model works: My Word
    This past week, the Florida Department of Education released school grades for public schools across the state of Florida. Schools managed by Charter Schools USA received high marks in Florida and Orange County. CSUSA's net proficiency growth in reading,...
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U.S. Congress

U.S. Congress
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  • Commentary: Rohrabacher's climate-change position is alarming

    U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher's continuous rejection of the science of human-caused climate change puts our economy, national security and children at risk. If he does not change his position, it is time for the voters of his district to replace him.
  • All About Food: Run a check on your chicken

    All About Food: Run a check on your chicken
    The latest edition of Food & Wine magazine declares that "fish is the new chicken." Good thing, because chicken, America's most popular protein, has come under scrutiny recently because of food safety infractions that have caused food-borne illnesses....

    History coming to life

    History coming to life
    The boy who once required military intervention to attend a high school in Arkansas will be a warmly received guest at a high school in Huntington Beach. That's the symbolic truth as Terrence Roberts — one of the black students known as the...

    Immigration-reform foes protest

    Immigration-reform foes protest
    Chants of "USA!" and "Wake up, America!" joined the sound of honking horns Tuesday morning as foes of immigration reform rallied in downtown Huntington Beach. More than 20 people held signs that read "Support Homeless Vets," "Stop Illegal Immigration"...

    Around Town: Wedding bells are gonna ring

    Around Town: Wedding bells are gonna ring
    Exciting news for Mayor Pro Tem Matthew Harper. He announced that on Valentine's Day he asked Elizabeth Byrne to marry him. Best news is, she said yes. The couple attended Huntington Beach High School together, but Harper said they didn't start dating...