charter schools

A Maryland middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after he allegedly authored two fiction books depicting a “futuristic school shooting” using a pseudonym.  (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Charter Bill Continues Treading Water in Senate Committee

A late game amendment removing state oversight of public charter schools put the emergency brakes on voting for the governor’s charter school bill.

03/27/2015

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Charter School Bill Likely to Get Committee Vote This Week

A Senate committee is likely to vote this week on what direction the Maryland charter school law should go in the future.

03/24/2015

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Gray Continues Push For Charter School Expansion in D.C.

Fresh off the heels of his education reform speech that was met with some protest Thursday, D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray continues to push for changing the educational landscape in the District.

06/23/2013

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Legislation Would Give DCPS Chancellor Power to Authorize Charters

Legislation that D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray plans to introduce would give the DCPS Chancellor the power to authorize charter schools.

06/02/2013