12 states join move to pass charter laws

Walsh, Mark
May 1995
Education Week;5/10/95, Vol. 14 Issue 33, p1
Reports that several states have joined the move to pass charter laws governing public schools in the United States. Authority for individuals or groups to administer public schools; Number of charters granted by school boards nationwide; Parents' preference for charter schools; Skepticism over charter legislation.


Related Articles

  • A Homeland Security Bill For Education. Gersen, Wayne // Education Week;2/5/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p32 

    Comments on the 1983 report, "A Nation at Risk," which identified an educational crisis in the United States. Opinion that students who have difficulty in school are receiving services, but the agencies need to be coordinated; Two cases from the author's experience as superintendent of schools...

  • We Need a Referendum: Now What? Cruickshank, Catherine; Paquet, Kristen // School Business Affairs;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p19 

    The article offers guidelines on how school boards present referendums to their communities. The factors to be considered when identifying the needs that should be addressed with the referendum are outlined. The types of data to be collected for the referendum are highlighted which include...

  • Gov. Napolitano Looks to Business For Help on All-Day Kindergarten. Bowman, Darcia; Gehring, John; Zehr, Mary Ann; Scoon Reid, Karla; Hoff, David J.; Richard, Alan; Viadero, Debra; Fine Goldstein, Lisa // Education Week;1/22/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 19, p16 

    Presents developments related to education in various U.S. States as of January 22, 2003. Details of the school improvement programs of Kentucky; Endorsement of academic standards of Indiana by the Governor of the state; Adoption of schools by business enterprises in New Hampshire; Others.

  • Boundaries, Buses and School Boards. QUINN, THOMAS M. // America;10/10/1964, Vol. 111 Issue 15, p408 

    The article discusses segregation and the law and its impact on public schools in the U.S. It states that some states, including New York, had laws prohibiting exclusion of children from their local public schools on the basis of race or color. It differentiates de jure school segregation from...

  • Washington seen... Lewis, Anne C. // Education Digest;Apr98, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p68 

    Presents causal efforts made by various educational groups and American legislators to defend public schools' existence in the United States. Includes Learning First Alliance's formation of national education groups to promote a competitive form of instruction; Proposal from Capitol Hill...

  • The First Teachers' Rights.  // America;9/30/2002, Vol. 187 Issue 9, p3 

    Editorial. Addresses the issue of the directive incorporated within the United States Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 which proclaims that children in public schools that are below standards must be given the option to transfer to a better school. Problems associated with the...

  • Charter schools will lead to improvement. Derrough, Neil E. // San Diego Business Journal;8/15/94, Vol. 15 Issue 33, p27 

    Recommends the establishment of charter schools to improve the public school system. Need for experimentation encouraged by the San Diego Business Roundtable for Education; Authorization of charter schools under a 1992 California legislation; Bills authored by Senator Gary Hart.

  • WINNING WAYS. Agron, Joe // American School & University;Dec2000, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p6 

    Highlights the approval of voters in the United States on several school-funding proposals. Information on the referendum passed by Arizona administrators for raising the state sales tax; Approval of the construction bonds proposed by Colorado officials; Approval of the plan to renovate...

  • Reality Check. Feldman, Sandra // National Journal;7/7/2001, Vol. 33 Issue 27, preceding p2139 

    Comments on the pending Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) in the United States. Revisions on the ESEA; Proposals stipulated in the ESEA; Implications to public education.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics