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Charters and Vouchers

APPEALS COURT AFFIRMS DISMISSAL OF VOUCHER SUIT

Published on: November 24, 2009

In a unanimous ruling, a New Jersey Appeals Court has affirmed a trial court’s dismissal of a lawsuit to obtain private school vouchers for students in "failing" public schools.

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NJ CHARTERS: WORTHY OF THE HYPE?

Published on: November 2, 2009

Before heading-off on yet another school reform quest, what does the evidence show about NJ charter school performance? Charters were first authorized in 1995, and we now have 76 approved charters serving students from 46 districts, with many for 5 years or more.

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Secretary Duncan: Keep Charters out of the Muck, Please

Published on: July 9, 2009

Secretary Arne Duncan used his speech before the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools to spotlight the “bottom 5%” of America’s public schools.

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