Biden administration softens new charter school rules

Fatima Fokina

Placeholder while article actions load Under pressure from charter school advocates, the Biden administration on Wednesday said some of the tough new rules for federal funding are not as tough as they appear. In a series of tweets, the Education Department said it supports high-quality charter schools and tried to […]

Asian parents want more charter schools available to their kids

Fatima Fokina

In 2010, the powerful documentary “Waiting for Superman” exposed public schools for the failure factories they are, and forged lasting awareness that for black families, the only hope for a decent education is winning the charter school lottery. That was the early days of charter schools. But the dynamic of racial partisan politics back then cuts even […]