- Opinion | Arizona a bright beacon for educational freedom
When Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed HB 2853 into law on July 7, more than 1.1 million K-12 students within the state were provided school choice. Opening the Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account to all students is the landmark >
Aug 12, 10:15 AM:
- Parents have new back-to-school list amid COVID, year three
Many parents — especially those in hard-hit Latino and Black Los Angeles communities — are still grappling with grief from losing loved ones and are alarmed by relaxed safety measures in schools. Among the unmet needs they see in >
Aug 12, 10:10 AM:
- LAUSD chief promises expanded early education, more bus seats and other ‘swift’ changes
Los Angeles Supt. Alberto Carvalho, in his first back-to-school address, pledged Monday to bring rapid progress to the nation’s second-largest school district, which has long struggled to make modest, consistent gains.
Aug 9, 9:00 AM:
- Plumas Charter celebrates new school with open house
Plumas Charter School invites students, parents and the public to take a tour and celebrate the completion of the new school at 1425 E. Main Street in Quincy. The ribbon cutting ceremony and reception will be held on Wednesday, >
Aug 9, 8:45 AM:
- Cities face crisis as fewer kids enroll and schools shrink
Across the U.S., COVID-19 relief money is helping to subsidize growing numbers of big-city schools with small numbers of students
Aug 8, 10:54 AM:
- L.A. schools drop aggressive COVID-19 safety rules
Los Angeles Unified school leaders on Tuesday officially stepped back from COVID-19 safety protocols that have been among the most far-reaching in the country, choosing instead to mirror current county requirements and join most >
Aug 3, 8:18 AM:
- New K-12 charter school will serve a growing Alaska Native population in Mat-Su
The Knik Tribe has spent the last three years planning the Knik Cultural Charter School with the help of a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Indian Education. In December 2021, the Matanuska-Susitna >
Aug 3, 7:50 AM:
- Virtual learning gains popularity among Nevada students
On Monday morning, students and families packed into Nevada Virtual Academy’s newest location in Silverado Ranch, getting a glimpse of an organization that’s dedicated to nontraditional ways of schooling.
Aug 2, 10:23 AM:
- Opinion | Arizona can go even bolder on school vouchers. Here's how
For the citizens of Arizona, the educational futures of their students improved dramatically when Gov. Doug Ducey signed into law the expansion of the Empower Scholarship Accounts (ESA), making it possible for every parent – not >
Jul 28, 10:29 AM:
- Vallejo, Richmond charter school workers form rare union with IWW
A charter school network with schools in both Vallejo and Richmond recognized a new union of faculty and support staff earlier this year, one of few charter schools to form a union in California and the first in the U.S. to be >
Jul 28, 10:17 AM:
- Pitbull's SLAM charter school opens next month in Tempe
SLAM Arizona is a tuition-free, public charter school that will begin by offering grades kindergarten through 5th grade. After that it will change to grades K-12.
Jul 28, 10:14 AM:
- New Goldwater Report Reveals How AZ Public School Spending Surged During Pandemic
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 >
Jul 27, 8:18 AM:
- State says Alaska homeschooling families can use public funds for some private school classes, but not full tuition
Families enrolled in state-funded homeschool programs in Alaska can use their student funding allotments to pay for some private school classes, according to an opinion released Monday by the state Department of Law.
Jul 27, 8:13 AM:
- California schools have seen huge enrollment declines. Where are all the students?
California's K-12 enrollment decline of more than 270,000 students since the pandemic began is largely attributable to people leaving the state, not enrolling children in transitional kindergarten or kindergarten, or deciding to >
Jul 27, 8:10 AM:
- NM takes aim at achievement gap
In New Mexico, where the correlation between high poverty and low literacy has been clear for decades, the state is funding a number of programs and initiatives designed to close the achievement gap between advantaged and >
Jul 26, 8:46 AM:
- Arizona’s education system is the gold standard for choice
In a historic move, Arizona expanded its ESA program to universal eligibility. Now, all Arizona children will have access to a wide range of educational options.
Other states must catch up.
Jul 22, 10:45 AM:
- Analysts: Teacher ranks have increased while enrollment has dropped
While research centers and public agencies have widely reported a statewide educator shortage of over 1,000 this year, teacher ranks have actually gone up, analysts for the Legislative Finance and Legislative Education Study >
Jul 22, 10:37 AM:
- Autism-focused charter school expands to West Valley
The Arizona Autism Charter School celebrated the grand opening of its Peoria campus Thursday. The school officially opens its doors on Aug. 1.
Jul 22, 10:31 AM:
- Will California’s $4.1-billion bet on ‘community schools’ transform K-12 education?
This plan dramatically expands the traditional definition of a public school, overhauling campuses into neighborhood centers that seek to comprehensively meet the needs of students.
Jul 21, 7:52 AM: