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Public Charter Schools Expanding at Record Pace Nationwide
posted by: Ruthie | January 24, 2013, 03:23 pm
According to new reports, the number of public charter schools in the U.S. has surpassed 6,000 for the first time in the 20-year effort to provide students and teachers with effective options. Figures are based on estimates from the 2012 – 2013 school year. These 6,000 charter schools currently provide education to more than 2.3 million students, another record number.   Continue Reading...
School Choice in Action in Vermont
posted by: Ruthie | January 17, 2013, 11:39 am
This week, the town of North Bennington, Vermont, received reluctant approval from the State Board of Education to move forward with opening a new independent school for the 2013-2014 school year. This approval triggers the North Bennington Prudential Committee's (the local school board's) authority to close the existing public elementary school and rent the building to the new Village School. The move essentially takes the public school independent, but it also gives every child in the community school choice under Vermont law – the right to attend any public or approved independent school, in state or out, with at least the full statewide tuition (currently over $12,000) following the child.   Continue Reading...
AAE is in for National School Choice Week 2013!
posted by: Alix | January 02, 2013, 11:31 am
Happy New Year! AAE is thrilled to once again join with other like-minded education organizations and schools in participating in National School Choice Week this January 27- February 2.   Continue Reading...
National School Choice Week, a national grassroots movement of education organizations and advocate groups, will be celebrating with a whistle stop train tour from January 25th to February 2, 2013. The tour will include a total of 14 stops, from Los Angeles to New York.   Continue Reading...
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