Fairfax Students, Parents Feeling Squeezed By New Charter SchoolThe 6th graders at White Hill Middle School are feeling squeezed by a law that requires their public school to provide space for a new charter school.
CA Donors Backing Push For Private School Vouchers Include Founders Of Netflix, Gap, KB HomeTop California school choice donors include Netflix founder Reed Hastings, Gap founders Donald and Doris Fisher and KB Home founder Eli Broad.
Livermore Charter School Scandal Creates Back-To-School Chaos As Parents Pull Kids OutHundreds of Bay Area parents have pulled their children out of two charter schools facing allegations of fraud, and it is creating chaos during this back-to-school week.
Charter Schools Under Fire For Discriminatory Enrollment PracticesBay Area charter schools among 253 charter schools in California under fire for discriminatory or exclusionary enrollment policies.
Walmart Founder's Heirs $250M Fund Helping Support Oakland SchoolA foundation run by the heirs of Walmart founder Sam Walton has announced a $250 million initiative to support charter schools in 17 U.S. cities, including one right here in the Bay Area.
California Now Has Twice As Many Charter Schools As Any Other StateThe 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.
Former Livermore Charter School Employee Charged With 2nd Case Of Child MolestationA 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.
Oakland School Ranked ‘Most Challenging’ In The NationFor 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.
Oakland School Serving African-American Males Set To Close100 Black Men of the Bay Area Community School closes on Friday, citing financial issues.
Phil Matier: Is Oakland Being Overrun With Charter Schools?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.
Oakland Judge Allows American Indian Schools To Keep Operating, For NowA 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 Seek Better Middle SchoolsEast 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.

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