State Ed. commissioner refuses meeting with MNPS over charter authorizer bill

MNPS chair sends letter to Huffman asking to meet Monday about proposed statewide charter panel More

Rocketship charter to seek Metro's blessing for at least 1st of 8 state-approved schools

California-based Rocketship Education announced it has state approval to open 8 charters in 5 years in Metro More

School Board has sticker shock over increased charter school costs

About a third of $44M increase Register is asking for is directly attributed to additional charter schools More

Council again voices opposition to state charter authorizer

Steve Glover files last-minute resolution to voice Council’s opposition to legislation More

In Great Hearts wake, school board to consider diversity plan Tuesday

Eight-page draft of plan identifies goals and objectives to managing district’s diversity, but is short on details   More

School board considers criteria for new charter school applicants

District is coming off denial of Great Hearts Academies’ application last summer over diversity concerns More

Michelle Rhee talks charters, vouchers and getting ‘reprieve’ from school boards

Former D.C. school chancellor leads StudentsFirst, an education reform organization she founded More

Year in Review: Education tops 2012 newsmaker list as state, Metro grapple over schools

Battles over Great Hearts application, school board elections and vouchers led education headlines in 2012 More

Chamber report: Metro school reforms head in right direction but progress crawls forward

MNPS needs to focus on bringing better charter schools into district, report says More

Chamber report: Metro school reforms head in right direction but progress crawls forward

MNPS needs to focus on bringing better charter schools into district, report says More
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