The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools reported that 87 new charter schools opened in California thisschool year, more than in any other state. The new schools bring the number of charter institutions to 1,184. The states with the next highest number of charter schools, Florida and Arizona, have 653 and 623 each.
A former campus supervisor and karate teacher at a charter school in Livermore who was recently arrested for allegedly sexually abusing a 14-year-old student has now been charged with allegedly molesting another student.
For the second consecutive year, a Washington Post survey of the most difficult high schools in America reveals that a small Oakland public charter school the most challenging institution for young minds.
100 Black Men of the Bay Area Community School closes on Friday, citing financial issues.
An Oakland Unified School District board member has vowed to vote against any new charter schools despite the fact that, technically, she’s unable to.
A judge today granted a temporary restraining order that allows an Oakland charter school that has high-achieving students but allegedly engaged in financial improprieties to keep operating for now.
East San Jose parents and community leaders gathered Monday night to call for the creation of more and better middle schools in the Alum Rock School District.
Allegations of fraud and violations of state law may force closure of an Oakland charter school that has produced California’s second-highest test scores.
The first high school in the Bay Area to be converted to a charter school should be in business by late summer after charter school advocates finally won approval from the Contra Costa County Board of Education.
Scores of parents and teachers affiliated with an East Bay high school have pinned their hopes on a Tuesday school board meeting to consider convertiing the campus into a charter school.