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  • Blame state officials for politicizing charter schools

    Mario Acerra, president of the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts, laments in a Your View that the "idea of charter schools has become politicized." It is the state politicians who made the idea of charter and cyber schools political in numerous ways, not the least of which is by creating an unequal evaluation system for teachers.
  • KIPP charter school group plans major expansion in L.A. area

    KIPP charter school group plans major expansion in L.A. area
    One of the nation's largest charter school organizations has announced an ambitious expansion plan to more than double its enrollment in the Los Angeles area over the next six years. KIPP LA now operates 11 schools that serve about 4,000 students; by...

    Boynton school tried to withhold teacher raises, district says

    Boynton school tried to withhold teacher raises, district says
    A Boynton Beach school attempted to keep $202,788 in state funds that were supposed to go toward teacher raises, according to a school district investigation. Franklin Academy charter school received the money as part of an initiative by Gov. Rick Scott...

    Mayo: Broward charter enrollment tops 40,000

    Mayo: Broward charter enrollment tops 40,000
    Charter schools keep surging in popularity, with enrollment in Broward topping 40,000 for the first time this year. That means the charter school population has nearly tripled over the last decade, from 15,000 in 2004 to 40,050 today. Charter...

    KIPP charter school group aims to double enrollment in Los Angeles

    KIPP charter school group aims to double enrollment in Los Angeles
    One of the nation’s largest charter school organizations is announcing on Wednesday an ambitious expansion plan to more than double its enrollment in the Los Angeles area over the next six years. KIPP LA currently operates 11 schools that serve...