Tag: Ohio charter schools

Another study drills into virtual charter school performance

Students in Ohio’s online charter schools perform worse than their peers in brick-and-mortar schools, and they weigh down statewide charter school performance, a new report by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute finds. The findings, which jibe with an earlier national report by the Center for Research on Education Outcomes, add new fuel to[Read More…]

Mr. Gibbons’ Report Card: Vouchers for the win in NC

North Carolina Supreme Court Two separate groups filed suit to stop North Carolina’s voucher program, but the North Carolina Supreme court ruled 4-3 Thursday in both Hart v. North Carolina and Richardson v. North Carolina that the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program is constitutional. The Court rejected all five of the plaintiffs’ claims, including a claim alleging that[Read More…]

This week in school choice: Doing battle over charter schools

Debates over school choice accountability and regulations often become surrogate battles over whether states should have, or expand, options in the first place. This week saw several of these fights flare over charter schools. Democrats in Philadelphia’s mayoral race couldn’t agree on whether they support charter schools, but they almost all[Read More…]