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Often Foes, Some Districts and Charters Forge Partnerships

By Arianna Prothero From Education Week October 15, 2014 Florida is wading into largely uncharted waters with an initiative to fuel collaboration between two sectors often cast as foes in the debate over how to improve K-12 education: regular public schools and charters. Nationwide, districts from Los Angeles to Denver to Baltimore have sought to more »

Superintendents Get New Guidance on Technology Decisions

By Michelle Molnar From Education Week Blog: Digital Education October 6, 2014 Superintendents confronted by tough technology decisions have a new toolkit designed to help them improve students’ classroom experiences, teacher professional development, assessment, and other policies and practices. The Consortium for School Networking (also known as CoSN) and AASA, the School Superintendents Association, collaborated more »

Financing a Hurdle in Charters’ Hunt for Space, Says Report

By Arianna Prothero From Education Week September 23, 2014 Federal, state, and private financing for charter school facilities is not keeping up with demand for the publicly funded but largely independent schools, says a report released this month by a nonprofit group. Facilities have been a perennial issue for the nation’s growing charter sector. Federal more »