New Federal Funding May Have Charter Schools Looking at Debt
- Unintended Consequences: An Uncertain Future for Distance Learning. Halfond, Jay A. // New England Journal of Higher Education;6/ 9/2011, p1
The article criticizes the U.S. Department of Education's October 2011 Program Integrity Rules which make uncertain the future of distance learning. Intended to protect federal funds especially from for-profit institutions with high student loan default rates, the rules put all online programs...
- Kick the U.S. Department of Education to the curb. McClintick, Larry // Granite City Press-Record;9/21/2011, Vol. 53 Issue 73, pA7
A letter to the editor is presented which proposes more savings for the federal government by abolishing the U.S. Department of Education.
- Discretionary Grant Priorities and Definitions. // ED Review;1/7/2011, p5
The article reports on the release of a federal register on December 15, 2011 which included a notice of final supplemental priorities and definitions for discretionary grant programs from the U.S. Department of Education.
- Parents Want Charter Schools. // Gifted Child Today Magazine;Jan/Feb99, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p9
Cites a US Education Department reporting the increase in parent demand for charter schools. Estimated number of charter schools in 23 states and the District of Columbia.
- DOE plans to co-locate charter school in adult learning center. BARKER, CYRIL JOSH // New York Amsterdam News;5/9/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 19, p29
The article reports that the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) is planning to colocate a charter school in the Mid-Manhattan Adult Learning Center (MMALC) in Harlem, New York City.
- More parents want charters, Ed. Dept. study concludes. Schnaiberg, Lynn // Education Week;08/05/98, Vol. 17 Issue 43, p22
Focuses on a report from the United States Department of Education, which indicated that the demand for charter schools have increased. Number of charter schools in the United States; Percentage of charter schools that are more likely to serve poor and minority students.
- Charters Winning Some SIG Funding. // Electronic Education Report;6/13/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 12, p4
The article reports that the public charter schools in the U.S. particularly in Texas, have been included to receive the federal School Improvement Grants program after they have reported to the U.S. Department of Education at the end year of 2010.
- Enhancement Program Likely to Spur Sector Issuance. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;11/4/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31505, p4
Reports that Charter Schools Development Corp. has awarded its first credit enhancement under a federally funded program that is expected to make it possible for several bond deals to be issued for charter schools in the next few months as of November 4, 2002. Funds allocated to Charter...
- Funding for charter schools grows. Shaw, Donna // Curriculum Administrator;Nov99 Part I of II, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p6
Focuses on an increase in United States Department of Education's federal grant budget for public charter schools. Support for the start-up and development of additional charter schools; Goal of having public schools that are free to create and to innovate; Dissemination of effective practices...