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Charter Leaders Share Highlights & Struggles of Rural Education

Charter operators and advocates gathered en mass in Las Vegas last week to learn from industry experts and share best practices at the National Charter Schools Conference. The three-day event included seminar, panel and intensive sessions covering instruction, operation, governance, & policy topics. This year’s conference also included an increased focus on rural education with a couple more »

New Colorado Charter School Focuses on Special Needs Students

By Nelson Garcia From 9 News Colorado June 19, 2014 DENVER – Christine Ferris has come to Colorado from California with one mission in mind. She wants to create something special for special needs students in Denver. “If kids feel safe, if kids feel like they’re cared about then they’re able to do their best more »

Charters Receive First Facilities Payments

By Kevin Richert From Idaho Education News June 16, 2014 Idaho charter schools have received their first round of payments to offset facilities costs. The largest lump sum went to an online charter: the Idaho Virtual Academy. And a small lump sum went to Wings Charter Middle School in Twin Falls, which closed its doors more »