- NCSD board denies charter school application; founders plan appeal
The Natrona County School District voted unanimously Monday evening against opening a charter school in Casper.
Sep 29, 5:55 AM:
- FL Lawmaker To-Do List
FL lawmakers consider myriad of bills related to charter schools. Story provides rundown of proposals; focuses heavily on high number of charter closures & claims that charter operators fleecing taxpayers.
Mar 12, 5:31 AM:
- Charter Time-Out
City commissioners in Sunrise, FL want time to study charter impact on traffic and safety, vote to ban charter approvals for one year. Story vaguely references concerns about recent charter closures and commercial property tax, >
Jan 28, 6:43 AM:
- YEA, No
OH public school, YEA, opposes motions to convert to charter school. Lacks background information and omits details regarding need for conversion.
Nov 24, 6:54 AM:
- Rochester Gets On Board
NY urban public boarding school that reaches poverty-stricken students is in the works. Includes irrelevant details and overarching inaccuracies about the education system in general.
Nov 19, 7:33 AM:
- The Fault In Our Teachers
Failing school district selected for turnaround initiative blames teachers for issues. Uses irrelevant quotes and comments and omits crucial information regarding situation at hand.
Oct 29, 5:42 AM:
- Districts Claim Charter Free-For-All
Three FL school districts say they have no way to deny charters with poor track records, suggest state will overturn any rejections. Story implies weak applicant standards, minimal charter guidelines. Lists pending charter >
Aug 25, 7:39 AM:
- Charter Re-segregation Slam
News story claims FL charters lack diversity, causing “a re-segregation of public schools”. State Senator calls charter choice a “guise”, says schools only trying to appease for-profit management companies. Local Sup contends >
Aug 8, 4:16 AM:
- In Detroit, quality schools still elusive
Main claim is charter schools in Detroit have not lived up to their promise, quality schools are rarity throughout the city. Highlights a select few charter schools to illustrate poor performance of entire charter sector in >
Jun 28, 2:19 PM:
- Time Is Not Right
TN governor focuses on running for reelection and does not feel it’s the right time to decide fate of his education commissioner. Does not report on any substantial new information but rather, uses medium for campaigning. >
Jun 27, 7:21 AM:
- Tangled web at two charter schools shows shortcomings of state law
Two examples of malfeasance used to argue for more regulatory power over Michigan charter schools. Details conflicts and wrongdoing, while also reporting that the charter authorizer took necessary steps to address them. Attempts >
Jun 24, 6:00 AM:
- Other states stricter than Michigan on charters, some ban for-profits
Main argument laid out in first sentence equates tougher charter laws with prohibition of for-profit management organizations. Mischaracterizes relationship management organizations have with charter schools as controlling, >
Jun 22, 2:06 PM:
- Belt-tightening Proposals
Insufficient funding in TN schools may cut crucial education programs and prevent teacher raises. Presents inadequate coverage of facts and lacks fluidity, making it hard to follow.
Jun 3, 6:40 AM:
- Difference Of Opinion
Critics of charter schools in FL are against closing ineffective schools while proponents of argue it’s for the best. Although links to full report is provided, fueling agenda commandeers fair representation of viewpoints. >
May 30, 5:09 AM:
- Undermining School Boards?
MO School Board Association president laments legislative movement on vouchers and governance reforms saying boards "under attack". Absolutely no mention of positivity regarding reforms, bias overwhelming, little investigation >
May 2, 5:41 AM:
- Cyber Siphons Funds?
PA districts analyze funding loss to district traditional schools as students move to online charter schools. One-sided angle is informed only by district officials, financial data given does not take into account national >
May 1, 7:37 AM:
- Parent Demands Accountability
Resident criticized district for its poor rating, focused on inequality in funding and wants to get rid of charter schools. Argument presented without balance, more data could be used.
Apr 15, 4:44 AM:
- IN Charter Takeovers
Concerns of teachers over charter school turnaround legislation addressed at meeting between state and unions. Little background and few perspectives offered.
Apr 10, 6:01 AM:
- No Time For Charters?
PA district takes charter option away for coming school year, brings up budget issues and the possible closure of a existing school. Focus is on traditional district's benefits, but what about choice for parents?
Apr 10, 5:40 AM: