Seattle, WA - Even skeptics who question the value and significance of charter schools will welcome the news they are making important strides in serving children with special needs.
May 18 2010Students with special needs find success in charter schools - New book identifies effective methods, challenges for educators, parents
May 18 2010Students with special needs find success in charter schools: New book identifies effective methods, challenges for educators, parents
May 12 2010
Seattle, WA - Despite many assertions to the contrary, we are far from having unambiguous evidence on charter school performance. Study results have been subject to withering criticism, and for good reason.
Apr 5 2010
Washington, DC - From the Urban Institute:
Mar 22 2010
Seattle, WA - Total education jobs are in an unprecedented decline, according to a new analysis by the Center on Reinventing Public Education in Seattle. However, the study demonstrates that Federal stimulus dollars appear to have played a significant role in saving teachers' jobs.
Feb 22 2010
Seattle, WA - So why, after nearly 30 years, hasn't the combination of charter schools, vouchers, and other alternatives to standard public schools not delivered the changes their advocates expected, even promised?
Feb 5 2010
Seattle, WA - School districts can take steps to level out salary inequities caused by maldistributions of teachers, according to researchers at the University of Washington.
Jan 29 2010
Seattle, WA - An early snapshot analysis of 23 state budgets using federal education stimulus dollars indicates that short-term benefits could result in less spending on schools over the long term in some states.
Jan 27 2010
Seattle, WA - Thanks to President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, charter schools are being promoted as an important tool for improving U.S. public schools.
Oct 5 2009
Seattle, WA - "Portfolio school districts are promising new developments but they still have big problems to solve," is how Dr.