All posts tagged "charter schools"

Record year for Ohio charter school failures is unnerving proponents

The charter school movement in Ohio has to contend with a rash of failing schools in Columbus. Of the 17 that failed last year -- an unprecedented number, according to the Columbus Dispatch -- nine only managed to remain open for a few months before failing, leaving students scrambling to find a new school.

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Educators assail Tenn. bill seeking to exile legal immigrants from schools

The nation's largest non-union teacher association on Thursday attacked a new bill in the Tennessee legislature for a provision that would prohibit the state's charter schools from hiring too many legal immigrants, in what at least one conservative group apparently views as part of its ongoing crusade against Muslims.

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