Charter schools

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump talks to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Even as fierce political battles rage in Washington over school choice, most Americans know little about charter schools or private school voucher programs. Still, more Americans feel positively than negatively about expanding those programs, according to a new poll released Friday, May 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
May 12, 2017 - 10:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Even as fierce political battles rage in Washington over school choice, most Americans know little about charter schools or private school voucher programs. Still, more Americans feel positively than negatively about expanding those programs, according to a new poll released...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., center, surrounded by security, smiles at protestors as he leaves the Success Academy charter school, Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in the Harlem neighborhood of New York. Scores of protesters greeted House Speaker Paul Ryan as he visited a New York City school run by an advocate who was considered for the post of U.S. secretary of education. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
May 09, 2017 - 5:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan has visited a New York City charter school run by a Democrat who was briefly in the running to be President Donald Trump's education secretary. The Wisconsin Republican did not speak with reporters Tuesday as he slipped into the Success Academy charter...
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