The approval of stronger language in the party platform comes as criticism of charter schools mounts among Democratic presidential candidates.
No protesters showed up, prompting some critics to allege the board violated open meeting laws in its attempt to prevent disruptions.
For the first time, school districts will be able to consider a proposed charter school’s financial impact.
California charter school teachers may soon have to get the same background checks and credentials as teachers in regular public schools.
Promise Academy had a partnership with the Tech Museum; its fight with San Jose Unified mirrors conflicts statewide over charter schools.
There's full agreement on 4 proposals but anger among some task force members over 7 proposals passed by a narrow majority as a package.
Four charter schools will open after each was initially denied by its local school board, forcing the schools to turn to county boards.
Senate hearing indicates that further changes will be needed to reach a deal on a bill charter school leaders fear would cripple growth.
The group reached a consensus on giving school districts the power to consider the “saturation” by and the academic need for charter schools.
Charter school association says report, commissioned by the West Contra Costa Unified School District, is “pure propaganda.”
State should preserve appeals process for charter schools, former State Board member says.
Sponsoring legislators make their proposals two-year bills after a lack of support.
Swearing-in ceremony to a seat on the Los Angeles school board becomes opportunity for Jackie Goldberg to urge support for parcel tax.
Critics complain some California charter schools screen out students with disabilities and academically struggling students.
Charter schools did not cause Oakland’s problems and preventing more students from choosing charter schools will not fix them, researchers say.