Charter School Showdown Charter School Battle Heads to Illinois
After a setback in New York, charter school opponents have taken the fight to Illinois, which is considering 12 bills to limit the spread of charters in the state. The outcome could have a major effect on the governor’s race, which is currently neck and neck.
Charter School Showdown Cuomo 1, De Blasio 0
Governor Andrew Cuomo has the upper hand in the conflict with NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio over charter schools. The new state budget will force all cities, including New York, to provide rent-free space to charter schools.