Story | Jan 24, 2015
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Story | Jan 26, 2015 | 9:34 AMNew efforts to change Maryland's charter school law, buoyed by a recent report from the Abell Foundation, appear to be a solution in search of a problem. Maryland is among the best states in academic performance and achievement. The public school system here has been applauded by observers across the nation. Furthermore, when we examine the data we see that on the whole, charters do not perform better than high quality neighborhood public schools. This is even evident in municipalities that have been booming with charter school expansion.
Story | Jan 16, 2015 | 4:30 AM
Story | Jan 12, 2015 | 5:05 PM
WASHINGTON This is the year Congress looks likely to pass an overdue update of the federal K-12 education law, and everyone from parents and students upset about testing, to teachers' unions and advocacy groups, to the U.S. Department of Education is...
Story | Jan 8, 2015 | 4:30 AM