Pennsylvania school districts cannot avoid state charter school law by refusing to act

In August, during Back to School Choice Week 2016, I called your attention to the story of Discovery Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2012, Discovery requested an amendment to … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016 round-up

PLF is committed to giving parents and students a meaningful choice in education. That is why PLF attorneys work year-round to ensure that families are able to send their children … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016: The latest in the Philadelphia school district's attempt to stop charter schools from growing

Discovery Charter School is a successful Philadelphia school that serves grades K-8. In light of its academic success, Discovery has amassed a waiting list of 1,448 hopeful students. In 2012, Discovery sought permission … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016: The sad end to Vergara highlights the need for school choice

A little over two years ago the Los Angeles County Superior Court issued a decision in Vegara v. California that shook the California public school system. The court ruled that three … ›

Why John Oliver's "pizza shop" attack on charter schools falls flat

John Oliver made news this week with his blistering attack on charter schools. In the segment, Oliver blasts a former presidential candidate who used pizza shops to make the point … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016

What’s better than one School Choice Week?  Two school choice weeks. At PLF we weren’t satisfied with simply celebrating school choice week in January, so four years ago we started Back … ›

Big victory for charter schools in Philadelphia

The Commonwealth Court issued a major victory to charter schools in Philadelphia yesterday when it ruled the Philadelphia School District cannot unilaterally decide to ignore state law. In a case … ›

Revisiting my podcast with Cato's Andrew Coulson

For Back to School Choice Week 2015, I am reposting my podcast with Andrew Coulson, Director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute. It is the best podcast … ›

Blaine Amendments: One of the biggest impediments to nationwide school choice

In 2002, school choice advocates won a major victory when the Supreme Court of the United States upheld an Ohio scholarship program designed to provide better educational options to students … ›

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Pennsylvania school districts cannot avoid state charter school law by refusing to act

In August, during Back to School Choice Week 2016, I called your attention to the story of Discovery Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2012, Discovery requested an amendment to … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016 round-up

PLF is committed to giving parents and students a meaningful choice in education. That is why PLF attorneys work year-round to ensure that families are able to send their children … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016: The latest in the Philadelphia school district's attempt to stop charter schools from growing

Discovery Charter School is a successful Philadelphia school that serves grades K-8. In light of its academic success, Discovery has amassed a waiting list of 1,448 hopeful students. In 2012, Discovery sought permission … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016: The sad end to Vergara highlights the need for school choice

A little over two years ago the Los Angeles County Superior Court issued a decision in Vegara v. California that shook the California public school system. The court ruled that three … ›

Why John Oliver's "pizza shop" attack on charter schools falls flat

John Oliver made news this week with his blistering attack on charter schools. In the segment, Oliver blasts a former presidential candidate who used pizza shops to make the point … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016

What’s better than one School Choice Week?  Two school choice weeks. At PLF we weren’t satisfied with simply celebrating school choice week in January, so four years ago we started Back … ›

Big victory for charter schools in Philadelphia

The Commonwealth Court issued a major victory to charter schools in Philadelphia yesterday when it ruled the Philadelphia School District cannot unilaterally decide to ignore state law. In a case … ›

Revisiting my podcast with Cato's Andrew Coulson

For Back to School Choice Week 2015, I am reposting my podcast with Andrew Coulson, Director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute. It is the best podcast … ›

Blaine Amendments: One of the biggest impediments to nationwide school choice

In 2002, school choice advocates won a major victory when the Supreme Court of the United States upheld an Ohio scholarship program designed to provide better educational options to students … ›

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Pennsylvania school districts cannot avoid state charter school law by refusing to act

In August, during Back to School Choice Week 2016, I called your attention to the story of Discovery Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2012, Discovery requested an amendment to … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016 round-up

PLF is committed to giving parents and students a meaningful choice in education. That is why PLF attorneys work year-round to ensure that families are able to send their children … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016: The latest in the Philadelphia school district's attempt to stop charter schools from growing

Discovery Charter School is a successful Philadelphia school that serves grades K-8. In light of its academic success, Discovery has amassed a waiting list of 1,448 hopeful students. In 2012, Discovery sought permission … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016: The sad end to Vergara highlights the need for school choice

A little over two years ago the Los Angeles County Superior Court issued a decision in Vegara v. California that shook the California public school system. The court ruled that three … ›

Why John Oliver's "pizza shop" attack on charter schools falls flat

John Oliver made news this week with his blistering attack on charter schools. In the segment, Oliver blasts a former presidential candidate who used pizza shops to make the point … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016

What’s better than one School Choice Week?  Two school choice weeks. At PLF we weren’t satisfied with simply celebrating school choice week in January, so four years ago we started Back … ›

Big victory for charter schools in Philadelphia

The Commonwealth Court issued a major victory to charter schools in Philadelphia yesterday when it ruled the Philadelphia School District cannot unilaterally decide to ignore state law. In a case … ›

Revisiting my podcast with Cato's Andrew Coulson

For Back to School Choice Week 2015, I am reposting my podcast with Andrew Coulson, Director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute. It is the best podcast … ›

Blaine Amendments: One of the biggest impediments to nationwide school choice

In 2002, school choice advocates won a major victory when the Supreme Court of the United States upheld an Ohio scholarship program designed to provide better educational options to students … ›

Pennsylvania school districts cannot avoid state charter school law by refusing to act

In August, during Back to School Choice Week 2016, I called your attention to the story of Discovery Charter School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 2012, Discovery requested an amendment to … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016 round-up

PLF is committed to giving parents and students a meaningful choice in education. That is why PLF attorneys work year-round to ensure that families are able to send their children … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016: The latest in the Philadelphia school district's attempt to stop charter schools from growing

Discovery Charter School is a successful Philadelphia school that serves grades K-8. In light of its academic success, Discovery has amassed a waiting list of 1,448 hopeful students. In 2012, Discovery sought permission … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016: The sad end to Vergara highlights the need for school choice

A little over two years ago the Los Angeles County Superior Court issued a decision in Vegara v. California that shook the California public school system. The court ruled that three … ›

Why John Oliver's "pizza shop" attack on charter schools falls flat

John Oliver made news this week with his blistering attack on charter schools. In the segment, Oliver blasts a former presidential candidate who used pizza shops to make the point … ›

Back to School Choice Week 2016

What’s better than one School Choice Week?  Two school choice weeks. At PLF we weren’t satisfied with simply celebrating school choice week in January, so four years ago we started Back … ›

Big victory for charter schools in Philadelphia

The Commonwealth Court issued a major victory to charter schools in Philadelphia yesterday when it ruled the Philadelphia School District cannot unilaterally decide to ignore state law. In a case … ›

Revisiting my podcast with Cato's Andrew Coulson

For Back to School Choice Week 2015, I am reposting my podcast with Andrew Coulson, Director of the Center for Educational Freedom at the Cato Institute. It is the best podcast … ›

Blaine Amendments: One of the biggest impediments to nationwide school choice

In 2002, school choice advocates won a major victory when the Supreme Court of the United States upheld an Ohio scholarship program designed to provide better educational options to students … ›