charter schools

Domonick Foy, 21, stands in front of his high school football portrait.

Katrina kid: Growing up after the flood

Aug 14, 2015
Domonick Foy was in seventh grade when the storm hit. Now 21, he looks back.
Posted In: charter schools, Hurricane Katrina, football

Andre Agassi’s pivot to education capitalist

Oct 29, 2014
Former tennis star Andre Agassi has spent the last few years building schools. Recently, he has stopped doing it out of pure generosity.
Posted In: Agassi, charter schools, philanthropy

What you need to know about charter schools

Jul 1, 2014
They're public schools, funded by taxpayers, but they don't go by the usual book
Posted In: charter schools, Minnesota

What happens when you put rich and poor students together in charter schools?

Jan 27, 2014
One knock on charter schools is the lack of diversity -- filled with either all minority and low-income students, or mostly affluent students. Some charter schools see a benefit to pulling students from both sides of the tracks.
Posted In: Education, charter schools

Guess what? Giving good teachers bonuses works

Oct 17, 2013
A new study from Stanford University says giving teachers a big bonus for raising student test scores is effective.
Posted In: teacher pay, salaries, public schools, charter schools