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MN school district policy bans teaching "divisive concepts"
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Aug 9, 8:58 AM:

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.

Michigan Charter Schools Sue US Department of Education Over New Rule
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Aug 9, 8:56 AM:

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.

Indianapolis district, charter schools compared in test score study
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Aug 9, 8:54 AM:

 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 >

LEARN charter network starts the school year ahead of Chicago schools
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Aug 9, 8:38 AM:

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 >

Educators, counselors in Ohio say schools need more mental health resources
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Aug 8, 10:51 AM:

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.

Iowa allocates $1 million for Choice Charter School's launch
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Aug 8, 10:46 AM:

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

Enrollment levels impact funding for area schools
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Aug 3, 8:12 AM:

The pandemic hit school districts hard in 2020, with Wisconsin schools losing 25 thousand students, and statewide, it hasn't quite bounced back.

New academic year brings growth for Indianapolis charter school
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Aug 3, 7:52 AM:

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.

In new school year, some Indianapolis charter schools grow
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Aug 2, 10:25 AM:
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, >
The Benefits of Charter Schools
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Jul 28, 9:53 AM:

Charter schools are completely unique in their approach to education, and they are significantly more beneficial to children than public or private schools.

Pointers look to open public charter school
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Jul 28, 9:47 AM:

A group of local residents is making plans to open a public charter school in the area in time for the 2023-24 school year.

New Goldwater Report Reveals How AZ Public School Spending Surged During Pandemic
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Jul 27, 8:18 AM:

Unfortunately, these final months of the 2019-2020 school year now look less like an unprecedented disruption to K-12 education and more like the modest prologue to a nearly 2-year saga of previously unfathomable institutional >

Operation Education: What schools are families choosing?
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Jul 19, 8:16 AM: Families can choose to send their children to public schools or charter schools of their choice. Parents can also chose most private schools in the state and many are eligible to receive financial help through the Indiana Choice >
After 2 years homeschooling using high school curriculum, boy, 13, graduates college with 3.78 GPA
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Jul 19, 8:11 AM: He finished high-school algebra and geometry at 7, took trigonometry at 8, and enrolled at college three weeks after his ninth birthday for calculus classes and beyond, earning an associate’s degree in mathematics at the tender age >
Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy nearly two-thirds of the way toward raising $25 million for new high school in Bronzeville
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Jul 18, 8:10 AM: The development, which still needs city approval from Milwaukee's Board of Zoning Appeals, would add space for hundreds more students in the high-demand charter school.
EdChoice voucher lawsuit continues fight, dozens of orgs, schools join in support
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Jul 14, 9:19 AM: The legislature’s expansion of the EdChoice program allowed the gradual development of a separate, non-public system of education, one that is shielded from public scrutiny while simultaneously funded by public dollars,” the school >
The state took children from their parents — then failed to give them a ‘real’ education
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Jul 13, 7:40 AM:

Michigan is catastrophically failing to provide many of the most vulnerable children in its care with a quality education, delaying some teenagers’ graduation by years or leaving them so frustrated that they drop out of school, >

Public, private, charter and more; school choices can be tough for families
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Jul 13, 7:24 AM: Miami Valley families have many choices on where to send their kids to K-12 school. Making that choice between public school, charter school, private school, STEM school, or homeschool can be difficult, but there are tools >
Menasha's Fox Valley Virtual School is here to stay, and ready to grow with a recent $650,000 grant
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Jul 12, 8:40 AM: Enrollment isn’t quite where it was during the height of the pandemic, dropping to fewer than 100 students last year, but the 4K-through-eighth-grade virtual school is now a charter school and a permanent fixture in the >
Judge reviewing arguments over Ohio’s school voucher program
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Jul 12, 8:36 AM: A Franklin County judge is reviewing the many arguments filed in a court case against Ohio’s school voucher system, known as EdChoice.

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