Latest version of sweeping California charter school bill waters down original draft, is ‘setting the clock of progress way back,’ opponent says
California has more charter schools than any other state and has long served as a reliable source of growth for that sector of public education. But a sweeping bill, hammered out in a compromise last week between the governor and leaders of both legislative bodies, is likely to slow down expansion in the years ahead....
By Mikhail Zinshteyn | September 9, 2019
Report: As tuition rises, how private schools and microschools are working to increase access for low- and middle-income families
More than 5 million students in the U.S. attend 35,000 private K-12 schools, but recent changes to the types of schools that remain open mean there are fewer affordable options for low- and middle-income parents who want a private education for their children. Many Catholic schools, which historically have sought to educate students from low-...
By Mikhail Zinshteyn | August 7, 2019