- Addressing learning loss: What Omaha Public Schools is doing
Nebraska data shows a detailed picture of OPS students’ decline in English and math proficiencies as a result of the pandemic.
Sep 23, 7:33 AM:
- Hispanic interest growing for Michigan's schools of choice
Hispanic parents nationally are increasingly investigating alternatives to traditional public schools, according to a survey released this week by Conoce tus Opciones Escolares.
Sep 23, 7:31 AM:
- New school choice coalition in Wisconsin looks to expand education options
A number of the state’s conservative groups, school choice groups, and the state’s largest business group are launching a new effort to expand school choice options in the state.
Sep 23, 7:27 AM:
- What to know about the proposed public charter school in Carmel
A proposed public charter school in Carmel, the potential first K-8 charter school in Hamilton County, has been met with support and pushback from community members and stakeholders.
Sep 23, 7:24 AM:
- KIPP Indy’s first graduation will mark historic moment for neighborhood
KIPP Indy’s Class of 2023 will be the first to graduate from the school, which is in Indianapolis’ Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood, a historically working-class Black area of the city.
Sep 22, 9:03 AM:
- State report cards show impact of pandemic
While 100% of students were promoted to the fourth grade, 63.3% were proficient in third grade reading and 24.3% saw improvement in K-3 literacy.
Sep 21, 10:27 AM:
- Local elementary school nationally recognized for academic excellence
The U.S. Department of Education gives the award to schools that have closed the education achievement gap between subgroups of students.
Sep 21, 10:08 AM:
- Missouri changes enrollment, funding and testing rules for full-time virtual learners
Students no longer have to seek approval from their "home" district to enroll full-time with Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program — or MOCAP — providers hosted by higher education institutions or school districts, >
Sep 15, 7:00 AM:
- New Tri-State public charter schools open; still accepting students for 2022-2023 school year
Two new public charter schools are now open in the Cincinnati area, and schools are still accepting students for the 2022-2023 school year.
Sep 15, 6:54 AM:
- Sen. Scott leads effort to protect charter schools
U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) led 21 colleagues in introducing Congressional Review Act (CRA) legislation to nullify the Biden administration’s new rules adding burdensome requirements to charter schools seeking funding. >
Sep 12, 10:20 AM:
- See how Northwest Indiana students did on third-grade reading assessment
Most third-grade students attending schools in Northwest Indiana last year were reading at about the same level, or better, than their peers across the Hoosier State.
The results from the 2021-22 Indiana Reading Evaluation and >
Aug 12, 9:19 AM:
- MN school district policy bans teaching "divisive concepts"
A central Minnesota school district is clashing with the teachers union and LGBTQ allies over a proposed policy that opponents say would undermine equity and inclusion.
Aug 9, 8:58 AM:
- Michigan Charter Schools Sue US Department of Education Over New Rule
An organization representing Michigan charter schools is suing the U.S. Department of Education over a new rule that its lawyers say will undermine charter schools.
Aug 9, 8:56 AM:
- Indianapolis district, charter schools compared in test score study
The study compares the academic growth of Indianapolis students at three types of public schools: charter schools; traditional schools controlled by the Indianapolis Public Schools district; and innovation schools that operate >
Aug 9, 8:54 AM:
- LEARN charter network starts the school year ahead of Chicago schools
The North Lawndale school is one of seven in the LEARN Charter School Network, which usually starts classes in early August and a few weeks ahead of Chicago Public Schools, which this year, starts on Aug. 22. LEARN serves >
Aug 9, 8:38 AM:
- Educators, counselors in Ohio say schools need more mental health resources
It’s time for students in Ohio to start heading back to classrooms, but mental health experts and educators worry high anxiety levels in kids and teens could make for a difficult transition.
Aug 8, 10:51 AM:
- Iowa allocates $1 million for Choice Charter School's launch
The Iowa Board of Education allocated $1 million last week to help Choice Charter School pay startup costs.
Choice is the first charter school that will run independently of a public school district under a 2021 state law
Aug 8, 10:46 AM:
- Enrollment levels impact funding for area schools
The pandemic hit school districts hard in 2020, with Wisconsin schools losing 25 thousand students, and statewide, it hasn't quite bounced back.
Aug 3, 8:12 AM:
- New academic year brings growth for Indianapolis charter school
The first day of school for Indianapolis Public Schools brought new life to the building, which has not hosted students since the district closed the school after the 2017-18 school year.
Aug 3, 7:52 AM:
- In new school year, some Indianapolis charter schools grow
Since opening its first Englewood campus in 2017, Purdue Polytechnic has grown from just 140 freshmen to over 600 students on that campus alone, Executive Director Scott Bess said. The north campus at Broad Ripple High School, >
Aug 2, 10:25 AM: