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Measuring the Value of Charter Schools

… Bridge Magazine  that charter public schools are twice … of conventional and charter public schools. The … is, he's comparing charter public  schools  to … will appear mediocre. Charter public schools, without … more
Charter Students at Desks

Healthy Charter Sector Belies Need for Commission, Extra Regulation

… the ability to close charters it deems unsuccessful. … nationwide trade group for charter schools gave Michigan … health of its public charter school sector. For the … Alliance for Public Charter Schools ranked Michigan … more
Charter School Building

'Reckless Expansion' of Charter Schools? Not Quite

Just four more Michigan charters in three years

… increase in the number of charter schools in Michigan … enacted its law governing charter schools 22 years ago. The … cap on the number of charters in 2011. A brief surge in charter schools followed, with … more

Charter Schools ‘Unregulated?’ Only If You Ignore All Those Rules

New York nonprofit gets the anti-charter buzzwords right, misses the real story

… growing number of anti-charter school voices when it … particularly Detroit, charter operators exist in the … regulations to which Michigan charters are subject: Charter schools are closed if … more

‘The 74’ Repeats Anti-Charter School Rhetoric, Misses On Facts

Researchers praised Detroit charters, website translates that as ‘profiteering’ and no improvement

… dismantling of the state’s charter school system. But … critics of the state’s charter schools, such as Democrat … studies on Michigan’s charter schools in 2013 and … study reported that charter school students in Detroit … more

Cherry-Picking Michigan Charter Data Leads to Wrong Conclusions

Based on the best evidence, charter schools are a net benefit

… comes to the record of charter schools, Education Trust-Midwest … of public education: charter schools. It's appropriate … discussion about what more charter schools could do to … express frustration that charters haven't raised the … more

The Difference With Charter Schools

In charter schools policy debates … distinction between charter public schools and district-run … Every child in every charter school is there only … number and type of charter schools. Such restrictions … more

This Fall Will Be the First Time There are Fewer Charter Schools

'Flood' of charters claim doesn't hold water

… has been a flood of charter schools in Michigan. The … “Michigan opened the charter school floodgates in … the worst-performing charters into the poorest cities.” ForTheRecord … year there were 298 charter schools in Michigan, … more

Inaccurate Claims Buoy Attacks On Charter Public Schools

'There is no such thing as a "for-profit" charter school in Michigan'

… the district, opposed charter public schools in a … that criticized some charter schools as being  “for profit.” Charter public schools in Michigan … services yet attack charter schools for doing the … more

Charter Schools Cost Unions Millions in Dues

Every charter teacher costs unions about $1,000 a year

… academy" — also known as a charter school. But that isn’t … number of public charter schools, or even shutting … dependent on them, charter schools represent a … failing school districts, charters may even be seen as … more

Huffington Post Gets Charter School Study Wrong

… Post article titled “ Charter School Growth in Michigan … study of Michigan’s charter schools by Stanford … that 80 percent of charters perform below the 50th … explains, Michigan public charter schools educate more … more

Detroit Shows that Poverty is Not Stopping Parents from Opting for School Choice

More Detroit students in poverty attend charters than go to Detroit Public Schools

… from Detroit attending charter public schools, which … percent of Detroit charter school students are … Detroit children in charter schools than the conventional … average the Detroit charter students have higher … more

New York Times Wrong: Detroit Charter Schools Didn't 'Desert' Kids, the City Did

Mayor and city council banned selling shuttered schools to charters serving neediest children

… reporting on Michigan’s charter schools has raised eyebrows … that well-heeled anti-charter school interests in … resources to compete with charter school defenders, including … story also suggested charter schools had declined … more
Cross your fingers

Charter School Demand Continues to Rise

… demanding more public charter schools according an … there aren't enough charters to meet demand, often … caps. For every public charter school in the country, … Michigan, two-thirds of charter schools have waiting … more

Another Charter School Critic Misses the Mark

Accountability? Failed charter schools are closed; no record of same for district schools

… question the value of charter schools in Michigan … repeats a claim by anti-charter interests that Michigan … the “wild west” of charter schools. The column … oversight of Michigan charters so she can have an … more

Detroit Charter School Students Gaining Months of Extra Education Per Year

But coalition is critical of charters

… Detroit Schoolchildren, charter schools are also part … The report states, “Charter authorizers and charter school boards should … better coordinate all charter schools.” The report … more

Charters Increase Special-Ed Enrollment

… criticism lobbed against charter public schools is that … true that historically charters have had relatively … education enrollments in charters are up dramatically. According … whose parents chose charter schools had special … more

Detroit Charters Send More Graduates to College Than Peers Do

Longer-term outcomes back up test-score advantages for charter schools

Detroit charter schools rightly merit … student who attends a charter high school is more … Acade­mies, which represents charter schools in the state, … college enrollment were charter schools. The numbers … more

Madonna Helps Charter School Detroit Tried To Block

She’s in for $100,000 as effort underway to renovate abandoned Detroit school

… challenge for Detroit Prep charter school, which is authorized … that prevented the charter from purchasing the … buy the building. The charter is now trying to raise … has tried to block charter schools. In 2014, … more

Free Press Misleads on Charter Schools

… caps on the number of charter public schools contains … dangerous.” No charter public school has ever … children who attend charters are those whose parents … increase the number of charters — that requires parents , … more

Charter Schools Are Not to Blame for Pension Woes

The way to catch up on underfunding is not to rope more people in

… the system, namely charter school employees. State … know, the shift to charter schools in Michigan … wasn’t “fair” that charters get to avoid the school … school choice through charter schools, cyber schools, … more

Charter Schools Average Smaller Class Sizes

Less top heavy than conventional schools, too

… expanding the number of charter public schools. That’s … or eliminate their charter school competition. These anti-charter claims take various … common complaint of charter opponents, that charters … more

Michigan Charter School Growth Modest Since Limits Lifted In 2011

Opponents predicted a charter ‘in every neighborhood’

… the number of public charter schools in the state, … the act would put “a charter school in every neighborhood.” That … shared by the anti-charter school movement. In … While that happened, charter school critic and Michigan … more

Michigan Charter Schools a Smashing Success

… of Michigan’s public charter schools, and the results … results for public charter schools and their students … study matched individual charter school students to students … conventional schools those charter school students would … more

Charter School Group Warns State Superintendent

A decision to suspend charter authorizers not within the law

… the Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers sent … authority to suspend charter public school authorizers … Procedures Act. Charter school advocates said … this week to suspend charter school authorizers … more

Detroit Public Schools' Collapse Preceded Charter School Expansion

Lehman: Restricting charters to save failed DPS 'a moral question'

… Lee Boggs School is a charter school in Detroit that … cap on the number of charters was repealed by … schools, including charter and district-run schools. Just … tests than their nearby charter school peers. While … more

How Not to Measure Charter School Quality

… too many “failing [charter] school operators.” A … Trust’s analysis of charter public schools is short-sighted, … created a “cut score” for charter school quality based … School Ranking .” If a charter school performed better … more

For First Time Ever, Fewer Michigan Charter Schools

More than a dozen charters closed for poor academics, but zero district schools

… a rash of claims by charter school critics that the state’s charter school landscape is … the first Michigan charter school opened in 1993-94 … that the number of charter schools in Michigan … more

Effort to Short Circuit School Choice Laid Out

Charter moratorium bills becoming a full legislative package

… that completes the charter public school policy … moratorium on new charter schools would be imposed … September, would put the charter school moratorium in … would provide the new charter school "transparency … more

Dem Candidate For Governor Says: Preserve Failed Detroit Schools, Close Charters

District schools unionized, charters not — and teachers unions a major Dem funding source

… close poor-performing charter schools. Crain’s … strong stance against charter schools with low test … district schools. Public charter schools are a major … much better Detroit’s charter schools have performed … more

Two Charter Public Schools Being Closed

If only all schools faced the same accountability

… couple of Michigan charter public schools are facing … to Michigan's public charter schools. According … Academy of Flint’s charter because the school has … their children, but charter public schools must … more

Politics Alive and Well in Public Schools

Brandon board won't sell vacant building to charter group

… opening a new public charter school there. The school … up going to this new charter school instead. Of … their children in the charter school over schools … says that the local charter school group is only … more

Charter Public Schools Give Detroit Schoolchildren Hope

Stanford University study finds charter pupils gain an extra three months of learning

… school a year when in charter public schools compared … Detroit area. Charter public schools in Detroit … previously didn't exist. Charter public schools in Detroit … the third highest charter enrollment in the … more

Meet Toya Putnam, Charter School Parent

… son to a Detroit-area charter school in Roseville. … attend the Roseville charter school. The move is … more

School District, Union Working Together to Try to Ban Charter Schools

Prohibitive language written into union contract that says union, district agree not to authorize or open a charter could violate state law

Charter public schools in Michigan … creating or authorizing charter schools within the district. … 2014, it states, “ No Charter Schools .” The memo … and unions can't stop charter schools from opening … more

Governor's Plan to Fix Education in Detroit May Threaten School Choice

Under different leadership, plan could empower shutting down Detroit charters

… choice in the city. Charter school advocates fear … stop the growth of charter schools or even shut … leadership put anti-charter board members in charge. The … city. The role of charter schools in educating … more

More to Charter Special Ed Gap than Meets the Eye

Disability types, local conditions drive disparity

Charter schools, like all other … bear out that Michigan charters — as in many other … placed at the feet of charter school operators. In … State University’s Charter Schools Office, attributed … more

Charter School Growth in Michigan is Not the 'Wild, Wild West'

There are 48 more charter schools since cap was lifted in 2011

… repeal a cap on charter public schools, Democrats … number” of “for-profit” charter schools would put students … Alliance for Public Charter Schools finds that while … has the fifth most charter school students in the … more

Hillary Clinton Dead Wrong: Charter Schools Must and Do Take 'Hardest to Teach'

Charters teach more low-income students, not fewer

… attending Michigan’s public charter schools come from low-income … comprised 70 percent of the charter school student population, … Hillary Clinton that charter schools don’t take the … original idea behind the charter schools … was to learn … more

The Numbers Are In: Detroit Charters Outperform Detroit District Schools

Detroit charter school students also have higher graduation and college attendance rates

… students in Detroit charter schools attain a higher … district. Detroit charter school students outperformed … shows that on average, charter school students had … those attending public charter schools, as well as … more

Superintendents Falsely Claim Charter Schools Shortchange Poor Children

State data shows charters serving higher percentage of low-income students than traditional public schools

… site that claimed that charter schools were serving … eligible students in charter schools than in conventional … public school districts. Charter schools had 69.8 percent … paint a picture of charter schools that is misleading," … more

School Choice Advocates Cheer Lift of Charter Public School Cap

Bill contains 'extra level of accountability' for school performance

… the number of public charter schools that can be chartered by public universities. … 22-16 margin. Charter school advocates claim … Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers. Seventy … more

Wellspring Prep Growing Strong

Diverse Grand Rapids charter readies kids for college

… Heritage Academies K-8 charter schools. Just over half … as the Grand Rapids charter school’s low-income … one of five Michigan charter high schools affiliated … development. As in many charter schools, instructors … more

No Sports At Charters? Good Teams Can’t Undo A Poor School

Charter schools in Detroit short on sports but most outperform on academics

… frequent critic of charter schools Diane Ravitch … free-market reforms and charter schools for the problems … Michigan.” ForTheRecord says: Charter school opponents sometimes … majority of public charter schools in Detroit don’t … more

Charter School Group Demands Apology from Detroit Free Press Columnist

Dickerson compared charters to liquor monopolists

The state charter school association is … equated the motives of charter school managers and … column critical of the charter school industry, Free … Dickerson said, “But the charter industry’s interest … more

Governor’s Cyber School Cuts Don’t Add Up

Online charters already perform OK for much less money

… schools, which are charter schools that provide … instruction. Currently, all public charter schools receive the … other districts and charters funded at that minimum … schools (and all other charter schools, for that matter) … more

Detroit Charter School Parents: Don’t Take Away Our Freedom to Choose

'Let them flourish' says parent about charter schools

… whose children attend charter schools and spoke to … proposal to limit public charter schools in the city. … had experience with charter schools first as a father … control of Detroit's charter and conventional public … more

TTB a Poor Measure of Charter Performance

Free Press should use better metric

… repeatedly criticized charter public schools that … rankings  as evidence of poor charter performance. In a Sunday … rankings as proof of a " charter school mess ." And … that  Hope Academy, a charter public school, scored … more

Charter School-Prison Comparison Misses the Mark

Analyzing recent attacks on school choice

… usual share of anti-charter hostility — with local … John Oliver skewered charter schools with 18 minutes … moratorium on new charters, which has provoked … scenario, the explosion of charter schools in the last … more

Charter School Results Proving ACLU Lawsuit Wrong

Highland Park students improve math, reading scores after charter public school company took over

… School District , the charter school management company … more than just add the charter school company as a … performance, or is it about charter companies running failed … more

Top 10 Charter High Schools

… list of the top 10 charter public high schools. To … more

Detroit Charters Face All of the Obstacles of Detroit Public Schools – And Overcome Them

Success at Detroit Achievement Academy and Cesar Chavez Academy-East

… time, the city’s 100 charter campuses have pressed … research . National Charter Schools Week is a … third-year Detroit charters recently allowed me … Cesar Chavez Academy charter district, which spends … more

Democratic Lawmakers Target Charter Public Schools, School Choice

State Dems introduce twice as many laws to restrict charter schools than to fund roads

… an outright ban on charter public schools and the … entities that authorize ("charter") them. The bills are … when the number of charter schools in the state … by the most common chartering entity, state universities. … more

Hypocritical Outrage Over Conventional Schools Closed Versus Charter Public Schools

Overspending sinks some public schools; 77 charter schools have been closed

… Walter French Academy charter school in Lansing closed … million more than the charter public school and was … didn't want any more charter public schools added … accountability" with charter schools when they were … more

No Accountability? 30 Percent of Detroit's Charter Schools Have Closed

22 charters have shuttered since 1994

… law introduced public charter schools to the state … about 30 percent of the charters that have opened their … conventional public schools, charters have no semi-monopoly … school provides. If a charter school fails to deliver, … more

Detroit Public Schools Super Responds To ‘Charter Students Outperform’ Report

Vitti: We serve more special ed students, charters no silver bullet, state hasn’t helped

… that students in Detroit charter schools do better than their … content--district or charter performance. As a district … can be done through charter school expansion. Charter schools are not a sliver … more

School Choice Opponents Recycle Myths as Trump Picks DeVos for Education

No myth: Most children in charters learn more than peers in district schools

… characterized Michigan charter schools as corrupt and … options are confined to charter schools, but the performance … DeVos. “Eight out of 10 charter schools in MI perform … percent of Detroit’s charter schools rank in the … more

State Can’t Name Any School Closed for Poor Performance

But applies double-standard to charters

As charter public school authorizers … for poorly performing charter schools, choice advocates … threatened to suspend charter school authorizers’ … closed. In contrast, some charter school authorizers have … more

Educrats Spin Conspiracy Theories

… cap on the number of charter public schools. The … increased competition from charters. The … child’s education to a charter public school, thousands … tax dollar goes to a charter school unless parents … more

Failing Charter Public Schools Are Shut Down; Conventional Public Schools Remain Open

'Charter schools have traditionally been the only public schools that have been held accountable for their performance'

… schools, four were charter public schools and three … remain open. "Charter schools have traditionally … accountability for all schools — charter or traditional." Twenty-nine of … recently been converted to charter public schools or are … more

Contrary to Report, Charter Schools Get Less Money Per Pupil Than Conventional Schools

Media runs with faulty claim that charter public schools at fault for conventional schools financial problems

Michigan charter public schools have … report . Yet, charter public schools receive … Moody's description that charter school funding is "generous," … revenue problem. Charter public schools face … more

'Stranded Costs' Will Always Be Paid by Taxpayers

… to nerf public charter schools and school contractors. The unions would like charters and contractors to … regardless of whether charters or contractors are included. Both charters and school contractors … more

Politicians: Stop Blocking the Online Charter School Door!

Online charter schools are a promising … market demand: One online charter school is being forced … of a Michigan online charter school notes that he … taxpayer dollars, given that online charter schools generally cost … more

Detroit Charter Schools Spend Way Less Money and Get Way Better Results

Just look at the evidence

… News : The best study on charter schools in Michigan … individual students in charter schools with their “virtual … that these students in charter schools made compared … schools. The study found that charters did better than conventional … more

Charter School Parent 'Grateful' to Have a Choice

… daughter to a public charter school in Eastpointe. … more

Deficit-Ridden District Almost Demolishes Building Rather Than Take $3.5 Million From Charter

Saginaw school board eventually approves sale of vacant building to charter school

… interested party— a charter school — the Saginaw … the offer from the charter school. Francis … not the first time a charter school in Michigan has … that ban sales to a charter. Although conventional … more

Mr. Dem House Leader, You're Still Not Entitled to Your Own Facts

No 'unfettered' charter school expansion; no school 'funding cuts'

… expansion of failing charter schools, and now by … says: The notion that charter schools are popping … office, there were 247 charter schools in Michigan. … an artificial cap on charters and by 2015-16, there … more

National Study: Detroit Charters Should Serve as a Model for Other Communities

CREDO analysis says Detroit charter students have up to 'several months' learning advantage over traditional peers

Detroit schoolchildren in charter schools are getting … independent analyst of charter school effectiveness.” … suggest that Detroit charter schools should serve … students in Detroit charter schools receive the … more

Detroit School Boss: Charter Schools Are ‘Disastrous’

While his own district is nation’s worst, charter students do measurably better

… to be educated, and charter schools have been “disastrous” … Lions. But public charter schools are in Detroit, … against the district. Charter school students in Detroit, … schools. CREDO said the charter schools in Detroit should … more

Detroit Ignores State Law, Turns Down Money to Avoid Selling Abandoned School

Detroit Public Schools Community District enforces deed restriction against charter

… other districts or charter schools in the city. … it to Detroit Prep Charter Academy, a highly … sale. The district and the charter school are in a legal … more

Variety Isn't Discrimination

Reuters  reports  that some charter public schools in Ohio, … investigation) an Illinois charter public school actually required … However,  Michigan forbids charter public schools from … test scores. Michigan charter public schools can choose … more

How Saginaw Prep Turned Around Academically

Charter school shedding 'priority' label

One mid-Michigan charter school striving not … more

Detroit Education Scene: A March To School Choice

Parents of more Detroit kids now saying ‘yes’ to a charter school and ‘no’ to the school district

… children to a public charter school in the city, … dramatically in Detroit. Charter schools are now the … studies showing public charter schools in the city … Academy of Detroit. That charter school’s student body … more

ACLU Joins DeVos Assaults By Ignoring Inconvenient Charter School Truths

Charters do better, and outcompete conventional unionized schools when parents can choose

… unregulated growth of charter schools in Michigan, … evidence that proves that charters do no better at educating … opposing school choice and charter school choice in particular. Like … backgrounds, Michigan’s charter schools do an overall … more

Charter Schools Face Funding, Facility Inequities

Legislation, possible legal showdown could help shrink gap

As Michigan charter schools seek to serve … all public schools, charters included. Michigan charters, which predominately … public schools. Yet charters on average aren’t able … more

ACLU: Study Finds Detroit's Charters May Outperform, But Their Competition Hurts Regular Schools

Organization says Detroit charter school success skews statewide record higher

… that DeVos’ support of charter schools has harmed Michigan, … “overwhelming evidence” that “charters do no better at educating … has studied Michigan charter schools. “I think … be aware of the fact charter school (and school finance) … more

Promise of Profit Can Help Neediest Students

… Group, a for-profit charter management company, … another for-profit charter management company, … up a building for a charter public school that will  open … school). Throughout Michigan, charter school companies are … more

Latest Test Scores Show Charter Schools Closing Gap

Charter public schools more likely than conventional districts to enroll low-income students

Public charter schools in Michigan … though students at charter schools are more likely … 218 for both public charter school and traditional … indicate that the average charter student scored 232, … more

A Closer Look: Michigan Radio Columnist Calls for Shuttering Charter Schools

Liberal columnist thinks best charters only open to 'well connected'

… down all of Michigan’s charter schools. Lessenberry … include quite a few charter school success stories. … Countryside Academy charter school. The school does … vastly incompetent at chartering, administering and … more

Detroit Success Story: Cesar Chavez Charter School

Cesar Chavez school, a charter school in Detroit, Mich., … more

Flanagan Goes too Far on Charter Schools

State TTB ranking a proxy for poverty

… conventional districts and charter public schools. And … is taking on public charter schools. MDE has just … threatening to stop 11 charter public school authorizers … University. The charter school authorizers Flanagan … more

Latest Criticism of Charter Schools Ignores (Again) Key Data

Comparisons dismiss the greater obstacles poor kids must overcome to do well in school

… president attacked public charter schools in a recent … schools” referred to all charter schools. To support … percent of Michigan charters were in the bottom … social backgrounds of charter school students. That’s … more

Charter Schools Serve More Low-Income Students Than Conventional Districts

Despite claims, wealthy families are not benefiting more than poor families because of school choice

… study on Michigan charter public schools done … University study found that charter public schools had significantly … that 70 percent of the charter students were economically … reading and math when in charter schools than their peers … more

Best Schools In Michigan Would Vanish If For-Profit Charters Were Banned

Two top-tier Democratic candidates for governor say that’s what they would do

… law includes public charter schools — are charter schools. That’s according … stop state funding for charter schools that have contracted … state funding for all charter schools. A spokesperson … more

Michigan Charters Get More Bang for the Buck

… of Michigan’s public charter schools often rely on … of what happens to charter students, both during … buck. The state’s charter schools are accustomed … that most Michigan charters perform below the state … more

State Board Prez Fights Parental Choice

A growing push back against charter schools

… about accountability of charter public schools. He said … decision makers that charter schools need more oversight. State … authority to suspend charter authorizers that don’t … Press was critical of charter schools. Austin … more

Almost 220,000 Michigan Public School Students Rely On School Choice

Charter public schools blamed for problems with traditional public schools, but parents choose charters and other alternatives for their kids

… enrolled in either a charter school or a school of … enrolled in public charter schools and 99,301 attended … point the finger at charter schools. Moody's … Oct. 15 titled, " Charter Schools Pose Growing … more

Detroit Charters Far Outperform Traditional Schools

Mackinac’s CAP scores align with rigorous research findings

… the state of Detroit charter schools and her work … benefits of Detroit charters. Ponnuru compared the … CREDO study , Detroit charters “often” perform as … found nearly half of charters helped students learn … more

Detroit Had More Corruption in One Day Than John Oliver Found in Charter Schools Over 10 Years

Comedian's segment ignored rampant problems in traditional public schools

… takedown of the nationwide charter school movement concluded … 2000 – to portray a charter school movement with … Oliver talks about a charter school in Philadelphia … Early Learning Public Charter School  in Washington … more

Michigan Charter Schools Closing While Failing Conventional Schools Stay Open

Analyst: 'That is how charter schools are held accountable'

… Flint, Center Academy charter school and Northern … distinction between how charter schools authorizers handle … recently as saying charter school authorizers should … our bad schools, both charters and traditional schools?" … more

DeVos is Right About Michigan Charter Schools

… used to suggest that charter schools don’t do a good … rigorous research shows charter schools are raising … analysis, the state’s charter schools — which get … more than 40 Michigan charter schools managed by National … more

Whitmer Education Plan Trips Over Charter Schools

Solutions in search of imagined problems raise questions

… “stopping the expansion” of charter schools that have contracted … so-called for-profit charter schools chosen by tens … (Despite the rhetoric, charter schools, like conventional … false impressions about charters with recommendations … more

New Study Shows Better Results For Public Charter School Students Compared To Students In Conventional Schools

Stanford University report took race, poverty level, English language learner and special education status into account

… in Michigan public charter schools do better academically … followed more than 85,000 charter school students in 273 … tests. Michigan public charter school students had … policies and practices for charter schools and their authorizers … more

Academic Failure Forces Charter School Closure

When did this ever happen in a traditional public school?

Allen Academy, a charter school in the city of … 2003. A Michigan charter school shutting down … that permits failing charter schools to stay open. For … operators of Detroit’s charter schools almost never … more

Charter School Student Enjoying Success at Stanford

Had been accepted to several top universities

… shows that students in charter public schools in Michigan … Education Outcomes (CREDO), charter students in Detroit … more

Healthy Charter Sector Belies Need for Commission, Extra Regulation

… the ability to close charters it deems unsuccessful. … nationwide trade group for charter schools gave Michigan … health of its public charter school sector. For the … Alliance for Public Charter Schools ranked Michigan … more

Charter School Superintendent Makes Over $339K A Year

Summit Academy director Alison Cancilliari oversees high school given 'F' on report card

… the state is from a charter public school whose … parents can leave a charter public school and have … CMU has authorized 59 charter public schools. Statewide, there are 280 charter public schools. Officials … more

Free Press Omits Key CREDO Charter School Finding

Students learning more from most Michigan for-profit operators

… that finds for-profit charter operators get worse … series of studies on charter school performance. … found that attending a charter school in Michigan … reading. Many more charters outperformed neighboring … more

Superintendent Uses School Email List For Politics

Head of Farmington Public Schools urges parents to oppose charter school bill

… the arbitrary cap on charter public schools. Experts … Claims Buoy Attacks On Charter Public Schools Profiting … Democrat Measure Targets Charter Public Schools Superintendents' Letter About Charter Schools 'Incredibly … more

Money, Not Governance, Appears Main Focus of New Detroit School Proposal

Governor wants debt relief, charter schools survive

… industry group for public charter schools in the state, … the power to close charter schools and restrict … restrict and close charters. Charter school advocates feared … more