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Charter Schools, Money And Test Scores  |   

The University of Arkansas says charters produce a better return on investment. Let's take a closer look.

In This School, Class Is A Workshop And Experiments Are Mandatory  |   

An innovative approach to learning amid turmoil in the Philadelphia School District.

High-Performing Charter Schools May Improve Students' Health  |   

People who graduate from high school are healthier than people who drop out. To find out why, researchers looked at whether students who got into top charter schools were avoiding health risks.

In Asheville, N.C., Summer Vacation Lasts Just A Few Weeks  |   

Can year-round school spell the end of the "summer slide" for disadvantaged kids?

Next To Silicon Valley, Nonprofits Draw Youth Of Color Into Tech  |   

Programs like Hack the Hood try to help young people in Oakland, Calif., find a gateway into the high-tech industry — and out of "dead-end" jobs.