Oklahoma Supreme Court hears initial arguments in historic Catholic charter school case

The Oklahoma Supreme Court heard initial arguments on Tuesday over what would be the nation’s first ever religious charter school. The St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School was… Read More

April 3, 2024
Public Education
‘How far we’ve fallen’: Board member of SC charter school talks about current state of public education

(The Center Square) – When Tom Drummond looks at the 1895 eighth-grade final exam from Selina, Kansas, he wonders how many people today could pass it. “I don’t believe there… Read More

April 2, 2024
Public Education
Utah considers policy change to stop public schools from blocking charter school recruitment

After a year of growing popularity for charter schools and declining public school attendance, the Utah State Board of Education (USBE) is considering a policy change to make it easier… Read More

January 3, 2024
Idaho commission approves third Hillsdale charter school amid enrollment boom

The Idaho Public Charter School Commission approved the state’s third Hillsdale-affiliated classical school last week as enrollment in charter schools booms nationwide. American Classical Schools of… Read More

December 20, 2023
Public Education
Struggling Saint Louis Public Schools sues state to halt opening of hoped-for charter school

St. Louis, Missouri’s public school district has filed a lawsuit against the state to stop the opening of a state-approved, public charter school. Critics of the suit contend that Saint… Read More

December 4, 2023
WILL files amicus brief in support of Oklahoma’s Catholic charter school

The Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty filed an amicus brief in support of the nation’s first-ever religious charter school, which is facing a legal challenge. Ever since Oklahoma officials… Read More

November 27, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Chicago Public Schools takes over successful charter school, which vows legal fight

(The Center Square) – Nationally recognized Urban Prep Academy will now be under the control of the Chicago Public School system after state education officials rejected the nonprofit’s appeal of… Read More

April 24, 2023