Tag: charter schools
Marian Wang: Inside the Wild World of Charter RegulationFebruary 2015
Charter school authorizers are charged with making sure schools can be trusted with kids and with public money.
Marian Wang: When Charter Schools Are Nonprofit in Name OnlyDecember 2014
Some charters pass along nearly all their money to for-profit companies hired to manage the schools.
Marian Wang: Charter School Chain Finally Discloses Salaries, With One MissingNovember 2014
It’s the latest round in a fight between North Carolina regulators and a charter-school power broker.
Marian Wong: Charter-School Chain It Can’t Keep Administrator Salaries SecretNovember 2014
The schools’ management company says that the salaries paid to school administrators should be considered a trade secret.
Dana Goldstein: How Should a Teacher Be?October 2014
Lara Zarum interviews the author of "The Teacher Wars" on the history of education reform and the future of teaching.
David Morris: After 20 Years, Charter Schools Stray From Their Original MissionAugust 2012
Instead of being laboratories for new practices, many charter schools have become for-profit enterprises with poor report cards.