NSCW 2015 — Upcoming hearing in California Supreme Court on charter schools

January 27, 2015 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Over a year ago, PLF filed a California Supreme Court brief in California Charter Schools Association v. LAUSD. Right in time for National School Choice Week, the Court issued an order last week setting the case for oral argument on February 4.  After oral argument, the case is “submitted” and the court will have 90 days to issue & ...


The survival of California charter schools is at stake

November 13, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Yesterday, PLF filed this brief in California Charter Schools Association v. Los Angeles Unified School District.  It is impossible to overstate how important this case is for the future of charter schools in California.  The issue in this case is whether a school district is free to devise its own methods for complying with the voter-approved ...


#Back2SchoolChoice — Protecting charter schools in California

August 23, 2013 | By JOSHUA THOMPSON

Thanks for joining us this week for Back to School Choice Week.  All week we discussed PLF cases, important ideas in school choice, and explained why supporting choice in education is vitally important for American students.  We discussed a lot of these issues in this school choice podcast as well. In this final installment, I wanted to … ...