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Joy Resmovits

Eric Cantor Takes It Easy On De Blasio During Bronx Charter School Visit

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- U.S. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) came to the Bronx Monday to make the case for charter schools and heard his message echoed ...

Joy Resmovits

Charter Schools Get Less Money Than Public Schools. Is That A Problem?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.30.2014 | Politics

Charter schools receive less funding than traditional public schools on average, according to a new report -- but some experts say that the funding g...

Washington Charter Schools To Take Over 16 Former Public School Buildings

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.22.2013 | DC

Washington, D.C., charter school advocates experienced a big win Monday, when Mayor Vincent Gray (D) announced that charter and community organization...

Chicago Charter Operator in Corporate Pockets

Isabel Nunez | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics
Isabel Nunez

I am a first-generation American whose Mexican immigrant parents instilled a very different sense of citizenship than that espoused by the UNO and its network of charter schools. For me, civic responsibility includes speaking truth to power.

7 Districts Split $25 Million In Gates Education Grants For Charter Schools

AP | KATHY MATHESON | Posted 12.06.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- Seven school districts committed to working with charter schools to improve student achievement will split about $25 million in grants...

Alex Kuczynski-Brown

Chicago Teachers Union Report Highlights Flaws

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Kuczynski-Brown | Posted 11.30.2012 | Education

Nearly two months after a contentious labor battle between Chicago teachers and the city, the Chicago Teachers Union is striking yet another blow in a...

Online Charter Schools Spend Millions On Advertising

Posted 11.29.2012 | Education

An analysis by USA Today has revealed that 10 of the largest online charter schools spent an estimated $94.4 million in taxpayer dollars on advertisin...

Audit: Feds Failed To Properly Monitor States' Charter Grant Spending

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 12.24.2012 | Education

LOS ANGELES -- An audit of the U.S. Department of Education's division overseeing hundreds of millions of dollars in charter school funding has critic...

SUNY Trustees Expected To Approve Increase In Funding For Controversial NYC Charter School Network

Posted 06.25.2012 | Education

The controversial Success Academy Charter Schools network -- founded by former City Councilwoman Eva Moskowitz -- is expected to receive a 50 percent ...

Pa. Schools Seek Edge Over Cyber Schools

Posted 06.12.2012 | Education

Citing better standardized test scores and diplomas from known schools, traditional Pennsylvania public school officials are attempting to win back st...

Use Stimulus Funds to Expand Charter Schools

Juan Rangel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Juan Rangel

The Obama strategy is aggressive, yet even the president was likely surprised by his home state's commitment to charter schools.