Florida roundup: Charter schools, CAPE, campaigns, Common Core and more

Charter schools. Hillsborough’s superintendent tells parents the district won’t close charter schools it is scrutinizing, but may take over their operations. Gradebook. An Orlando TV station airs claims, but little evidence, that charter schools are promoting “resegregation.” WFTV. CAPE. The Hernando school district prepares to launch an aerospace career academy.[Read More…]

Study: Students in faith-based schools have academic edge over public school peers

For many school choice supporters, enrollment growth across many sectors is reason to cheer. But new research may give policymakers pause about whether they’re pursuing the options that result in the best academic outcomes. William Jeynes, a professor at California State University, Long Beach, and a senior fellow at the[Read More…]